Turkish Coffee – Le café turc

Turkish Coffee - Le café turc


Turkish Coffee, not just another drink for Turkish People, has been an important part of Turkish Culture for centuries. In Turkish Culture, host must serve the most delicious food and drinks to guests. Usually preparing and serving Turkish Coffee is a part of this hospitality culture.

The cooking technique in preparing Turkish Coffee makes Turkish Coffee unique and apart from any other coffee types. Turkish Coffee is the only coffee boiling it during cooking.


To make Turkish style coffee, following equipment are needed:

1. A Turkish Ibrik/Cezve – The ibrik is the main tool for brewing Turkish coffee.

2. A hot stove
3. Ground Turkish coffee – the coffee powder should be very fine. What makes Turkish Coffee from normal coffee beans is the way of grounding. Go to the supermarket, and the machine should have a setting where you can grind it “Turkish.” It is the finest setting.
4. Quality of water to be used: One of the most important taste factors while making Turkish Coffee is the quality of the water. It is usually recommended using quality bottled water. In most cities the tap water has high chlorine content which will ruin the taste of Turkish Coffee.

Besides water for preparing Turkish Coffee needs to be at the room temperature.


Turkish coffee
Turkish coffee (Turkish: Türk kahvesi) is a method of preparing unfiltered coffee. Roasted and then finely ground coffee beans are simmered (not boiled) in a pot (cezve), optionally with sugar, and served in a cup where the grounds are allowed to settle. At present, it is found in Indonesia, Eastern Europe, North Africa, the Caucasus, the Balkans, and Middle East.

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Music of Turkey


In a Persian Market – by Albert W.Ketelbey


In a Persian Market (Piano Version)

In a Persian Market
In a Persian Market is a piece of light classical music for orchestra with optional chorus by Albert Ketèlbey who composed it in 1920. Subtitled Intermezzo Scene, it was published by Bosworth in 1921. It evokes exotic images of camel-drivers, jugglers, and snake-charmers. When it was first published in a version for piano, it was advertised as an “educational novelty”
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波斯市場 (柯特比)
波斯市場或稱波斯集市、在波斯的市場上(英語:In a Persian Market)是英國作曲家柯特比1920年的管弦樂作品,描繪波斯市場上,駱駝商隊由遠近、由近而遠過程中的景象。作品通俗易懂,充滿異域氣息


Turkish Belly Dancer – Didem 72


Turkish Belly Dancer – Didem