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"Let's see how much you know about Turkish coffee."
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Is Turkish coffee made from coffee beans grown in Turkey?
Which is not true about Turkish coffee?
the beans are ground very finely so the coffee before brewing is in powder form
it contains less caffeine compared to filtered or instant coffee
it is usually topped with milk or cream
it is healthier since the dregs settle at the bottom of the cup and are not drunk
Which is not a part of the equipment needed to make Turkish coffee?
a cezve (a small boiling pot with a narrow top traditionally made of copper)
a kind of filter (filter paper or strainer)
a heating apparatus
Which of these containers is the largest?
a Turkish coffee cup
a sake cup
an espresso cup
a traditional English tea cup
How much coffee, water and sugar is needed to make "orta sekerli" (medium sugar) Turkish coffee for two people?
2 teaspoonfuls of coffee, 2 cups of water, 4 cubes of sugar
2 teaspoonfuls of coffee, 4 cups of water, 4 cubes of sugar
4 teaspoonfuls of coffee, 2 cups of water, 2 cubes of sugar
1 teaspoonful of coffee, 2 cups of water, 4 cubes of sugar
Is Turkish coffee made with cold water?
How long should you keep the "cezve" on the low heat until your coffee is ready?
until the coffee boils and the foam is formed
before it starts to boil and the liquid level starts to rise
for nearly 10 minutes
not more than 3 minutes
What is NOT served with Turkish coffee?
yoghurt or cream
a glass of water
baklava (a kind of sweet pastry)
Coffee is served when the family of a young man visits the family of the bride-to-be to ask for their permission for their marriage. The future bride prepares the coffee herself and gives a message with the taste. What is this message?
if the coffee doesn't have enough foam, the bride-to-be is still very young for this marriage
if the coffee is cold, it means the bride-to-be is not willing
if the coffee is very sweet, it means the bride-to-be is saying yes to this marriage proposal
if there is no sugar in the coffee, it means the bride-to-be loves the groom-to-be
After you drink your coffee and there is a little bit of coffee and lots of coffee grinds still in your cup, you put your coffee cup holder on top of your coffee cup, make three horizontal circles with your cup, and then with a quick movement you turn the coffee cup with the cup holder upside down. Why do you do this?
to bring good luck according an ancient belief
to look at the patterns of the coffee grounds and tell the drinker's fortune
to indicate you don't want another cup
to show the host how much you've enjoyed the taste
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