Preparing coffee in the East or how to brew coffee in Turku

Preparing coffee in the East or how to brew coffee in Turku

In our first «How To» we describe one of the ways of proper coffee in a cezve. Method of preparing coffee in the Eastern (Turkish, Greek) dates back to the 16th century, preceding almost all other used in the present methods. Actually the flow or jezve quite simple. Most importantly – to follow the basic rules .

Oriental coffee – a method of preparing coffee require constant attention while cooking.

Let’s start with the grinding. If you want to make real coffee in the East, the first thing you will need a grinder that can do very fine grinding. In fact – in the dust. Or you manual mill for coffee. Ideal for these purposes to use traditional Turkish brass coffee grinder, which will provide the necessary grinding. In addition to «» mill we need good quality water (filtered or dining room), good freshly roasted coffee, a metal spoon for stirring, copper or brass Turk .

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My brand recipes coffee

My signature recipe of coffee in Turkish

I only drink coffee Arabica . Exclusively varieties of Mocha . Preference is given to Yemen . But, do not disdain the Ethiopian or Eritrean . This recipe of coffee I learned in Turkey, the only “but” altered to your taste.

1. Take exactly 21 coffee bean (1).

2. For 30 seconds at a power of 800 Watt fry them in the microwave.

3. Very, very finely milled it (2). Literally, “in the dust”!

3. Pour ground coffee in Turku, pour 150 ml of cold, but pre-boiled water.

4. Not crushing, entirely throw in Turku one black pea, white pepper and allspice.

5. Take a very small, no more than ¼ gram weight garlic clove, doing it with two opposite sides of the longitudinal cut crosswise in relation to each other and just throw it in Turku.

6. Box in Turku 1 teaspoon of honey, preferably grass.

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Coffee recipes

Coffee recipes

In addition to traditional coffee drinks such as Americano, cappuccino, latte and simple espresso – there are many other species with whom we want to introduce you. So, everything in order.

1 tsp ground coffee

1 Cup water

In cezve, pour water, bring to a boil. Remove from heat, pour in the boiling water ground coffee, stir gently with a spoon until foaming and put on low fire. Once the cap of foam rise, cezve remove from heat, pour in 1 teaspoon of cold water and immediately pour it into the cups.

For 1 serving:

1 tsp ground coffee


In cezve pour ground into dust coffee, sugar and a dash of salt, stir, cover with cold water, stir again and put on a slow fire, and even better – hot sea sand. When thick foam begins to rise, cezve remove from heat, put a small piece of ice, let stand 1-2 min. According to tradition, with nastoyavshego coffee, first you should remove a teaspoon Continue reading

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