Coffee, as a world commodity, is second only to oil.


Coffee spread quickly through the Arabian Peninsula, and for 300 years was drunk following the recipe first used in Ethiopia. In the 14th century...


Istanbul was introduced to coffee in 1543 during the reign of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent by Özdemir Pasha, the Ottoman…


Europeans got their first taste of coffee in 1615 when Venetian merchants who had become acquainted with the drink in Istanbul…


Paris was introduced to coffee in 1669 by Hoşsohbet Nüktedan Süleyman Ağa, who was sent by Sultan Mehmet IV as ambassador to…

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In the last three centuries, 90% of all people living in the Western world have switched from tea to coffee.

All About Filter Coffee

Filter Coffee: coffee made by filtering hot water through dark roasted and rough ground beans. The resulting brew is allowed to rest before serving. The paper filter stops the coffee grounds from getting into the brewed coffee. The simplest filter coffeemaker is the domestic coffeemaker. It consists of a glass jug and a plastic filter […]

18 Jun 18 PashaCoffee

Coffee in Turkish Culture

There is a Turkish proverb that says, “A single cup of coffee is remembered for fourty years”. In the Turkish culture, coffee is always offered at the start of any visit. No true conversations begin until kahve is served. The discussions and the brew are remembered together. No wonder that Turkish coffee is unforgettable. There […]

18 Jun 18 PashaCoffee

Starbucks Versus Coffee House

It starts like a fairy tale. Once, there was a girl. She was staying in New York for some time, which she considered a great privilege. One day it was raining cats and dogs, so the girl was looking for a shelter. It took her a long time to find one, but then she saw […]

15 Jun 18 PashaCoffee

A brief history of coffee

600 Coffee makes its migration from Ethiopia to Arabia 1000 The philosopher Avicenna first describes the medicinal qualities of coffee, which he refers to as bunchum c.1300 Islamic monks brew qawha, a brew of hot water and roasted coffee beans 1470-1500 Coffee use spreads to Mecca and Medina 1517 Sultan Selim I introduces coffee to […]

12 Jun 18 PashaCoffee