Turkish Coffee Utensils General Review
Turkish coffee utensils that are needed to make Turkish coffee are usually divided into two categories.
(a) The essential Turkish coffee utensils that there is a limited substitute on them.
(b) The optional Turkish coffee utensils that you might pass for something else you already have.Essential Turkish coffee utensils are the Turkish coffee pot and the Turkish coffee cups. The optional Turkish coffee utensils are the Turkish coffee grinder and the Turkish coffee sets.
The following small summary of all Turkish coffee utensils explains the need of each one.
This is the most optional of the Turkish coffee utensils. It is not needed if ready Turkish style ground coffee is used.
One of the Turkish coffee utensils that tends disappearing nowadays. Most of the new households that own one have it as a decorative item in their premises. Finding fresh roasted coffee beans is not an easy job. They are mostly sold in coffee specialty stores or online. Fresh ground Turkish style coffee seems more reliable to consumers. The fast pace of life does not allow a lot of such small luxuries.
This utensil is suitable and very much appreciated by people who want superior coffee taste. It is also appropriate for those who look upon tradition and rituals. Turkish coffee grinder can definitely give that extra touch to the Turkish coffee.
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This is the most important of the Turkish coffee utensils. It is specialty equipment for brewing the Turkish coffee.
A must have coffee pot in order to prepare Turkish coffee. It has a long handle, wide base, narrow top and a spout. The most common materials that are used to manufacture it are copper, tin and stainless steel. It comes in different sizes. Most of the households have 3 to 4 different sizes to satisfy their coffee making needs.
It is called with different names, depending on the country of origin. In Turkey it is called cezve or ibrik. In Greece it is called briki. In Israel it is called finjan. Small saucepans that some people use are considered inappropriate. They cannot create the right foam that distinguishes the Turkish coffee from the other types.
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This is the second necessity of the Turkish coffee utensils. A Turkish coffee cup always comes with its accompanied saucer. It is the serving equipment of the Turkish coffee.
The size of a Turkish coffee cup is the same as the usual demitasse cup. It can hold 60 to 70 ml (2.5-3 fl. oz.) of liquid. It looks like the espresso one but without the spoon. The Turkish coffee cup is suitable for this type of strong coffee. The most common materials that are used to manufacture it are ceramics or porcelain.
The buying choices are endless. Households can select from daily or special occasions sets. There are also plain white/colorful or with motifs. Some of them can carry cultural presentations depending on country of origin.
Most of the Turkish coffee cups can be bought as a set of 6. Some manufacturers though sell their basic line as single cup and saucer.
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Turkish coffee set
This is the second optional item of the Turkish coffee utensils. It is not needed if a Turkish coffee cup collection already owned satisfies the household’s serving requirements.
It’s a mix of different Turkish coffee utensils of high esteem and design. They are mixed and matched to create a special set with a purpose to be used when an important gathering happens in the house. The set always include an accompanied tray. The manufacturers of these items create very distinguished sets with different price variations and presentation themes.
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