The Turkish tea glass has a long and interesting history. It is said that the first Turkish tea glasses were made in the 18th century, and they have remained popular ever since. Turkish tea glasses are known for their unique shape and design. In this blog post, we will discuss the origin of the Turkish tea glass and Turkish tea culture. We will also explore some of the different variations of Turkish tea glasses. So sit back and enjoy a cup of Turkish tea – in a traditional Turkish tea glass!
How do Turks drink tea?
Turkish tea is generally drunk black and sweetened. Tea is called ‘Çay’ in Turkish and is a beverage served both at home and in all kinds of cafes, restaurants, etc. Tea is also popular, and can be found in many Turkish homes and restaurants. In the preparation of Turkish tea, boiling water is added to loose tea leaves or tea bags. The brew is then poured into small glasses. Sugar may be added
How is Turkish tea made?
A double teapot is used for brewing Turkish tea. In Turkish also called
called. The bottom part of the pot is filled with boiling water and the top half, which is slightly smaller, is filled with tea, sugar and boiled water.
The leaves are put in a sieve and one lets them soak/set for about twenty minutes, which they are called “demlemek” in Turkish. The stronger the flavor, the darker the hue. The drained tea is then poured into small tea glasses, and the remaining hot water is added.
Some people prefer strongly brewed tea, while others like it a little milder. Some add extra hot water or sugar to their cup of tea, depending on their taste preference.
How long should Turkish tea be steeped?
Turkish tea should infuse for about 15 to 20 minutes in the top teapot. After fifteen minutes, the tea will have a strong flavor. Some people drink this strong tea pure. Generally, the tea is diluted with boiling water from the bottom pot.
What types of Turkish tea are there?
What is Turkish tea without sugar?
Turkishtea without sugar is called“sade çay” It is black tea brewed with boiling water and served without sugar.
Turkish tea with milk
Called“ayran çay” It is a combination of black tea, milk and sugar.
Turkish tea with lemon
Called “limonlu çay.” It is black tea brewed with boiling water and served with lemon.
Turkish tea with mint
Is called“naneçay.” It is black tea made with boiling water and served with mint leaves.
Turkish tea with cinnamon
Called“tavşan çay” It is black tea made with boiling water and served with cinnamon sticks.
Turkish tea glasses
As we mentioned earlier, Turkish tea glasses are known for their unique shape and design. The most common type of Turkish tea glass is the
tulip shaped glass
. These glasses are designed to keep tea warm.
Pasabache is a well-known Turkish brand who make many glassware including the Turkish tea glass. It is the Turkish trendsetter within the glass world. With us you will find a large collection of the popular glasses.