When visiting Montenegro, one of the first things you will notice that a lot of people drink a special kind of coffee called Domaca or Turkish or sometimes Boiled coffee.

When visiting Montenegro, one of the first things you will notice that a lot of people drink a special kind of coffee called Domaca or Turkish or sometimes Boiled coffee.

First to make it a little bit more clear, Turkish coffee is not a special brand of coffee. The name refers to the way of making it, which is itself a small ritual. This drink is extremely popular in the Balkans, East Asia, North Africa, Caucasus and Bali. While in Turkey people seldom drink it, they prefer tea over it!

You need to have special equipment and ingredients for making it:

  1. A special coffee pot, made out of copper, not stainless steel. Because the taste gets lost.
  2. A fine milled coffee.
  3. A peace of Ratluk (specially made Turkish sweet for this type of coffee).

And the most important ingredient of all:
Love for the one for whom you are making it! blog-traditional-turkish-caffee
The ritual of making it is quite interesting.
First of all, you need an electric stove, gas is fine but the coffee has a better taste if the water has time to boil.
Pour cold water in the pot and place it on the stove, when first signs of boiling are shown, remove it.
If you prefer sweet coffee, add a desired amount of sugar at the start when the water is still cold.
After removing the pot, pour one half of the water in the cup and in the pot place one teaspoon of fine milled coffee, stir it, but only in one direction, because you want and even spreading of the powder. Return the pot to the stove and keep stirring. When you see the coffee rising remove it and add the hot water from the cup. Leave the coffee settle for 20 seconds and then pour in the cups.

The best way to consume this drink is surrounded with good friends and family, because this drink is meant to be enjoyed with company over a hot cup of coffee.

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