Turkish coffee is a type of coffee that is a unique flavor that is known almost all over the world. Let’s talk a little bit about the story of this unique flavor.
Turkish coffee is very impressive, strongly brewed coffee around the world. Turkish coffee was first explored in the 16th century by Ozdemir Pasha, who was a Yemen Governor of the Ottoman Empire. It was a strong drink made from coffee beans. He introduced Turkish coffee to Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent. The Sultan was impressed by the extraordinary drink and, as a result, gave it the Royal Seal of Approval. The Sultan’s cuisine staff roasted the coffee beans, transforming them into a magical powder, and then boiled the coffee powder with boiled water in a jezve. Later on, this strong coffee became well known all over the Ottoman Empire, and the Turkish coffee craft became a profession.
In 1554, the first coffee houses appeared in Istanbul, which was the capital of the Ottoman Empire, and coffee houses were used by people for important meetings. The brewing of Turkish coffee is the oldest method of coffee preparation. In the 17th century, Turkish merchants began to sell these delicious and aromatic coffee beans, teaching their special preparation methods throughout Europe. Turkish coffee was served without sugar. Sugar was discovered in Europe in the 16th century.
Part of Europe, the Balkans, and some Mediterranean countries were part of the Ottoman Empire, so many people from different regions were familiar with Turkish coffee, but they gave it different names. People from Hungary, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Hungary, Iran, and Israel call Turkish coffee “beautiful coffee”. Bosnian people named it Bosnian coffee. People from Cyprus know it as Cypriot coffee, and in Greece it is called elliniko. So, Turkish coffee is well known by many people around the world, although it carries a different name in each region. Turkish coffee has become famous because of its preparation methods, amazing taste, and because you can create memorable times with friends while enjoying this delicious drink!
Turkish coffee culture has been passed on for years from generation to generation by coffee-loving communities. It has also been accepted into the Intangible Cultural Heritage List of UNESCO. Turkish coffee is used for showing hospitality as well as providing entertainment. There is even a quote that says drinking a cup of Turkish coffee with a loved one provides forty years of unforgettable memories.
Now, we are waiting for you to taste this unique taste while having your treatment and vacation together. See you soon.