Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi is one of the most famous Turkish Coffee manufacturers in Turkey. With this coffee, you may taste the famous classical taste of Turkish coffee. It’s presented to our customers in 100g, 250g and 500g packages.
Turkish Coffee History
Coffee seeds were presented to Ottoman in 15th century. And afterwards, Sultan’s cuisine staff decided to prepare the coffee drink with a new method. They first grounded roasted coffee beans in mortars. Then they boiled the coffee powder with water in a special coffee pot called “jezve”. Later the elites of Ottoman tasted coffee, and it become a daily routine in their lifes. After that the public met with this new drink and it got so popular. So that the “breakfast” word in Turkish means “the meal before coffee”.
Coffee Culture in Turkey
The coffee after breakfast is still a ceremony in daily Turkish life. Besides, coffee ceremony is used in meeting of the families of the wedding couples. In this ceraemony, the bride-to-be cooks and serves the coffees to the families. It’s important for the bride-to-be to have skills for cooking coffee.
Turkish Coffee Recipe
Before cooking it’s always asked that how you would like your coffee. For cooking coffee you need a jezve (Turkish Coffee Pot), coffee, and some water. Pour two tea spoons of coffee in the jezve, and add one cup of water.
There are 4 variations of coffee preparation in means of sugar:
- Sugar free (No sugar added)
- Less sugary (1 tea spoon of sugar)
- Sugary (2 tea spoon of sugar)
- More Sugary (3 tea spoon of sugar)
After adding the amount of sugar for your taste, mix the sugar, coffee and water then start boiling the water slowly. When boiled, serve the mousse on the jezve to the pots, then boil again, and pour the coffee to the pots. It’s important to serve the coffee in traditional coffee cups.