Posts Tagged ‘ibrik’

turkish coffee 1

I got a taste of Turkish coffee at the cafe where the girls showed me how it is done. The ritual of making coffee was as good as tasting the coffee!

turkish coffee 2

It began with a whiff of the coffee – rich with cardamom and mint. Coffee powder and sugar went into the ibrik, which is a copper pot with a long handle. Hot water was poured into it. The ibrik was then slow heated on a little stove.

turkish coffee 3

Only the crema – the frothy layer on the top – was poured into a shot glass as and when it formed. The result: intense! It did leave behind a muddy layer as it was unfiltered.

turkish coffee 4

This here are cherry beans. They smell fruity as opposed to the unwashed beans which are acidic.

© Anuradha Prasad 2018