Turkish Coffee Grinder

Turkish Coffee Grinder for an Advance Flavor

Turkish coffee grinderTurkish coffee grinder tends to disappear nowadays.

The modern trend demands using ready ground coffee. Also considering the time consuming difficult effort of manual grinding coffee beans creates another obstacle. 

Fresh ground Turkish coffee seems more reliable to consumers. Most of the new households that own one have it as a decorative item in their premises. I know some others that use their electric burr that they have for their espresso. Not a bad idea to say the least… 

These manual mills go together with fresh roasted beans. Advance coffee flavor is the same in all kind of coffee preparation methods. You MUST have fresh roasted beans…

Finding fresh roasted coffee beans is not an easy job. You can buy them in coffee specialty stores or online.

Another problem is the blend of these beans which create the perfect tasting Turkish coffee. Only a few experts know the formula. And of course they keep it as a valuable secret. 

The fast pace of life does not allow a lot of such small luxuries.

Why you should use a Turkish coffee grinder

Turkish coffee grinderTurkish coffee is the only powder-grind coffee in the world. Many electric grinders advertise a “Turkish style coffee grind”.

NOT all of them though can create the correct “dust”.

Turkish style coffee is like flour. There are no particles in its substance. A manual Turkish coffee grinder can just do that.

Traditionally, the households were preparing Turkish coffee after the grinding of roasted coffee beans. 

They use Turkish coffee grinder as a single MUST have utensil. People usually grounded only the amount they needed for their daily coffee consumption.

This procedure gave them the opportunity to serve a coffee with intense aroma at all the times. The taste of Turkish coffee cooked with fresh ground beans is exceptional.

Acquiring a Turkish coffee grinder is actually an investment in the final taste of the coffee.

Needless to say, that grinding coffee is a difficult and lengthy job. It offers though a pleasure of living the old times.

The appreciation of a functional mechanism is another aspect of pleasure as well. 

The story of Turkish coffee grinder

Shortly, after its mass production, the manual Turkish coffee grinder became a necessity for the most households. The introduction of the ready-made grind of Turkish coffee started shaking its importance. 

A lot of people began using the manufactured Turkish style coffee. 

In the early times the Turkish coffee grinder was of square shape.

Its main constructive material was wood. It could produce ground coffee enough for up to 4 servings. 

Today, the the wooden mills are part of coffee history and antic items. The metallic coffee grinder is the king because of its durability. 

The Turkish coffee grinder is a main product of Turkey. A few other countries with Turkish coffee culture also produce some quantities.

You can find many coffee mill brands and models online. Some of them are really cheap ones because they are decorative items or tourist products. Some of the best to look for are: Zassenhaus, Sozen, Acar or Hon.

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Brass or copper are the main quality materials for a good Turkish coffee mill. Manufacturers decorate them with exclusive cultural designs or motifs from different monuments (mostly religious).

The traditional coffee grinder (“kahve degirmeni”) is long and tubular. It has a two-piece moving handle. A case for collecting the ground coffee is located at the bottom of the device.