Traditional Turkish handicrafts

YOUR FUTURE IN A CUP OF COFFEE

Drinking Turkish coffee is a centuries-old ritual, enjoyed best in company and sometimes followed by some fortune telling. As the poet says, "Not the coffee, nor the coffeehouse is the longing of the soul A friend is what the soul longs for, coffee is just the excuse". Turkish coffee differs from percolator and instant varieties, in terms of the way...

History of Turkish Coffee

The history of Turkish coffee is one steeped in tradition and ritual that goes back to 1555. Although these rituals are not all observed in today’s modern world, they remain a part of the lore and legend of Turkish coffee.The history of Turkish coffee or “kahve” as it is known in Turkey is an interesting part of the coffee world...

Is it Healthy to Grind Your Own Spices ?

Is it Healthy to Grind Your Own Spices ? Grinding your own spices in lieu of using their pre ground counterparts produces fresher, better flavors. Using a spice or coffee grinder, or a mortar and pestle, releases the oil and scent of the spices, whether you’re grinding nutmeg, cumin or coriander. Although spices don’t go bad, they lose their potency...