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The Story of Turkish Coffee Promising You to Build a Friendship for Over 40 Years

My new favorite has been announced guyyyyyys!  Coffee, which plays an important role in our lives, is one of the most consumed beverages in the world today. Even if Turkish people is known for their Turkish teas, this situation is valid for Turkish people as much as everyone else; however, Turkish people drink coffee a little differently than conventional ones. Just as Italians have espresso, Turkish people have Turkish coffee and also Turkish delights, which they can't get enough of eating while drinking it. So how did this tradition come about? Why do Turkish people consume Turkish delight with coffee?  Let's learn the history of Turkish coffee and Turkish delight: In fact, although the history of coffee is based upon Ethiopia,...

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Lighting Ideas Combining Modern to Ancient For Those Who Tired of Dull Looks

These may be the most beautiful designs I have ever seen!  Whether the electricity was invented or not, lighting has been one of the most prominent needs of people for centuries. This need, which has taken various forms throughout history, has actually appeared in human life with candles and oil lamps and subsequently, left its place to the gas lamps. Within the invention of electricity, the oil lamps on the tables have evolved into table lamps, and the candles, which undertake the mission of lighting every corner of the house, have evolved into floor lamps, wall lamps, hanging lamps and of course chandeliers.  At this point, aesthetic concerns gained importance and each lamp manufacturer tried to produce chandeliers suitable for...

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Forget Everything You Know! Turkish Copper Promising You For A Better Taste of Coffee

I'll buy for myself a coffee pot right away!  If you remember, we previously told you the story about Turkish coffee and Turkish delight and talked about the importance of making coffee with the right technique: So how will you cook? Of course with a copper coffee pot. We do not see copper often in today's modern kitchens. Instead, we are used to use pans, which are made of steel and iron. But what would you think if we told you that copper is both historically older than all of them and makes the food more delicious? Let's talk a little bit about how copper was processed and its history: With the discovery of mining, copper was found in Anatolian lands...

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11 Reasons To Replace Everything In Your Home With Handmade Ceramic

As a vintage lover, I love these ceramic plates!  We all have ceramic plates or mugs in our houses, but do we really know what it is and how it is done? Let's start with what ceramic is... Ceramic, is pottery, generally obtained by mixing clay or soil with water. The shaped ceramic takes its final form by cooking in a high temperature oven. This is a very traditional method especially in Anatolia, and nowadays, ceramic products are very popular in many forms as well. So why should you prefer ceramic? 1. It is environment friendly. It can be easily recycled. 2. It is highly resistant to heat. It can keep resistant the hot food and beverages you put inside. 3. It can...

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10 Reasons Why You Should Try Turkish Towel At Least Once In A Lifetime

I am convinced!   Let's start with what the heck is it. Turkish towel, in other words peshtemal, is a kind of weaving, which we can see in especially in Turkish Hammams and also in saunas. It is generally used for covering naked areas of somebody who is bathing. What is the history of it? Actually it is is one of the most primitive clothes in human history. It is thought that in ancient Egyptian civilizations, people used this towels for covering their hips. The reason why it provides great comfort in terms of usage is that it is seamless. In the Ottoman times, the usage became a little more traditional. When apprentices were promoted to journeymen, they wore handmade peshtemals. In other words, wearing...

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