Do you know what is the ancestor of European coffee? one way valve tells you that so far has seven or eight hundred years of history and rich culture, introduced to Europe since 16 century and has developed to global industry - Turkish coffee, which is the ancestor of European coffee.
There was media reported, Jordan has a custom of proposing a marriage with coffee. When Jordanian propose marriage, they will invite the prestigious elders go to the woman's home to make a marriage. The elder goes to the woman’s home and say he wants to drink coffee. If the other side readily agreed, then the meaning is to agree to this marriage. On the contrary, if the other side answers the question was nothing, use both hard and soft tactics but cannot drink, then means this marriage do not need to mention.
Some marriage proposal in Middle East countries will specially test the woman’s coffee skills. The method of Turkish coffee is comparatively original, will make coffee powder and water repeated boil. Middle East people also will drink off the coffee grounds. Turkish coffee for the Middle East, is a cautious and heavy skills, as the Chinese mentality approach to the tea ceremony. If be invited to others’ home to drink coffee, it may be more important than the Chinese invite to drink tea.
If a Turkish woman like a man, she will express her affection politely with coffee. Just like the tradition of Chinese southwest ethnic to express their affection by tea’s flavor, when make coffee, add sugar means agree in opinion, add salt means excuse someone.