Beverages, Middle Eastern

Turkish Coffee

3/4 c. Water 2 T. finely ground coffee with cardamom 1 T. Sugar Turkish coffee pot Turkish coffee is ground very fine, similar to an espresso grind, and traditionally has cardamom added to it.  You can buy it at any Mediterranean/Arab market. Place cold water in the Turkish coffee pot over medium heat.  Add the […]


Fair Trade Coffee

I was surprised to learn that the second most highly traded commodity in the world is coffee (petroleum, of course, is number 1).  This of course means that there is big money in growing and trading this valuable commodity.  The problem is, much of the world’s coffee comes is produced by small family growers who […]