Turkish Coffee

Short Facts About Turkish Coffee

  • Turkish Coffee is the world’s oldest coffee brewing method.
  • Turkish Coffee consists of foam, coffee and grounds.
  • Turkish Coffee remains on the palate longer than all other types of coffee thanks to its soft and velvety foam.
  • Turkish Coffee remains hot for a long time thanks to its delicious foam, which keeps its form for several minutes after the coffee is poured.
  • Turkish Coffee cools much more slowly than other varieties of coffee as it is served in thin cups, thus prolonging the drinking pleasure.
  • Turkish Coffee has an unforgettable flavor thanks to its thick, syrupy consistency that stimulates the taste buds.
  • Turkish Coffee is thicker, softer and more aromatic than other types of coffee.
  • Turkish Coffee is easily discernible from other types of coffee due to its unique aroma and foam.
  • Turkish Coffee is the only coffee that can be boiled.
  • Turkish Coffee is the only coffee that can be used to predict the future. Cafedomancy: The use of coffee grounds to cast fortunes.
  • Turkish Coffee is unique in that its grounds are left in the cup: the coffee is not filtered or strained because the grounds settle at the bottom of the cup.
  • Turkish Coffee does not have to be sweetened after it has been poured as the sugar is added during preparation.
  • Turkish Coffee is healthy as the grounds that settle at the bottom of the cup are not drunk.
  • Turkish Coffee does not cause bloating, even if enjoyed often, as it is served in small portions.
  • Turkish Coffee contains less caffeine in one serving than other types of coffee.
  • Turkish Coffee is practical and economical because one only needs a cevze to brew it.
  • Turkish Coffee is the only type of coffee which is served ready to be drunk since one adds the desired amount of sugar while brewing.
  • Turkish Coffee to be enjoyed at its best, must be consumed immediately after roasting or else properly packaged in order to preserve its aroma.
  • It is customary to serve Turkish Coffee with a glass of water. The water prepares the mouth for the coffee’s flavour.
  • When serving a large group, it is best to prepare semi-sweet Turkish Coffee.

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