Cezve: (n.) it’s like a jacuzzi tub for coffee.

A cezve is a small (usually) copper pot that is designed specifically to make Turkish coffee. When brewing Turkish coffee, the cezve is placed over heat and coffee grounds and water are brought to a lightly bubbling boil. The cezve is moved off the heat, then sometimes brought to a boil a second and third time. Coffee prepared like this gets a nice, hot bubble bath and you get a strong, dark brew.

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  1. I’ve used a cezve for years to foam the milk after I pull the espresso on my Rancilio Sylyia–works very well, nice thick foam!

      1. That’s great. But can you be a little more detailed, especially about the grind. I am not familiar with a Turkish grind. Todds (Mr. Coffee) instructions seem a little vague. He lives coffee. I am just a guy trying / learning coffee. I am not a coffee geek yet. Thanks.

        1. The process of brewing Turkish coffee is not as precise as other brewing methods, so there’s room for you to experiment. A Turkish grind is very very fine, similar to an espresso grind. Hope this helps!

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