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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 .

Note that one serving of coffee in the more Continue reading

Basic methods of preparation of professional coffee

Humanity is more than multisatellite his acquaintance with coffee invented a variety of methods and tools for its preparation. However, for use in coffee shops, bars, restaurants, cafes only fit four of the most technologically advanced.

1. ESPRESSO.

The parameters of preparation:

The water temperature in degrees Celsius: 88-92

The water pressure, ATM: 9

The grind: very thin

Drink’s volume, ml: 25-30

The extraction time, h: 25+(-)3

Caffeine content, mg: 60-90

The word is masculine, not declined. Comes from the word “fast” means:

1. Way of making coffee, firmly established in Italy by the end of the 1940s.

2. Coffee made in this way.

Espresso is prepared with about 25 +(-) h, by pressing one button. Previously the espresso Cup is heated. Pressure of 15 bar ( or 9 ATM?), the steam passes through the ground coffee. Coffee temperature at the outlet is 88-92 degrees Continue reading

Cheap and cheerful – what a cezve coffee tastes better

To what the Turk coffee tastier

What you can cook the most delicious coffee, explains the specialist coffee company Victoria Smirnova. In the shops there are the Turks, of various shapes, volume, by material. They are clay, ceramic, steel and copper.

The advantage of steel the Turks that the metal heats up quickly, has a large thermal conductivity, coffee boils faster and brewed.

Ceramic Turks are good because they can brew many different varieties of coffee, and will not be mixing. This Turk has thick walls, so it has a greater thermal conductivity. But the process of making coffee is a must-watch, as when removing from the heat process is not yet complete, he continues.

Copper Turk has a very high thermal conductivity, and the coffee stays in it very long hot.

Clay Turks are mostly of Chinese Continue reading

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