People called the classical Turkish coffee as a classical coffee appreciate genre, that is a expression that people tribute to the history of making coffee which is maintained over 600 years. In the past hundreds of years, there is not obviously change in the method of coffee making, while the European and American people continually develop many new method to make coffee. Another reason why people honor the classical Turkish coffee is it has special and different pursue of the appreciate, once people love it, they can extricate themselves.
What is the changeless and special making method of classical Turkish coffee? one way valve takes you to see the making procedure of classical Turkish coffee.
Step 1. The coffee bean used to make Turkish coffee should be closed to dark roasted coffee because it is outstanding in both balance and body. It is a common making way that mix the different coffee bean from different producing areas. Some times, people would prepare some spice and add it to make coffee together.
Step 2. Put the coffee bean into Turkish manual grinding miller to grind it. This grinding miller has classical appearance, and it usually has a heavy copper lid. Generally, the ground coffee ground by this grinding miller is so fine that closes to fineness grinding. Such fine ground can make strong and mellow coffee.
Stpe 3. Put the ground coffee into the pot that is specially used to make Turkish coffee. The coffee pot called Ibrik, its belly is big and the mouth is small, its body is covered with a layer copper and has a long handle.
Step 4. Pour properly water and put some sugar into the Ibrik. If the spice is not mixed with the ground coffee in advance in step 1, it can be added now. However, if add spice in this step, the aroma between the spice and coffee can not be mixed as well as advance add.
Step5. Put the Ibrik on the fire and use soft fire to boil the coffee, then take it away from the fire and stir it, after that put the Ibrik on the fire and boil it again.
Steo6. After the second boiling, the coffee can be pour into the coffee cop and enjoyed.
These are the basic steps to make classical Turkish coffee. Except the special making method, Turkish coffee has a very special coffee culture. About Turkish coffee culture, I have ever seen a joke. One time, when the Charles Philip Arthur George visited Turkey, a lady brought a cup of coffee to him, he had a taste and wanted to drunk it off because it was very delicious. A person aside reminded him, “Mr Prince, according to our custom, a man accept the coffee of a lady and drunk it off in public, he must marry with the lady.” The Price Charles was scared, he stopped drinking, and humorously said to the lady, “You almost become the princess of England!”