Famous products of Turkiye/five senses comenius project
Turkish coffee is a method of preparing Coffee. Roasted
and then finely ground Coffee beans are boiled in a pot
(cezve), usually with sugar, and served in a cup where the
grounds are allowed to settle. Turkish Coffee is an
ıntengible Cultural Heritage of Turks confirmed
Turkish delight or Türk lokumu is a family of confections based on
a gel of starch and sugar. Premium varieties consist largely of chopped
dates, pistachios, and hazelnuts or walnuts bound by the gel;
traditional varieties are mostly gel, generally flavored
with rosewater, mastic, Bergamot orange, or lemon. The confection is
often packaged and eaten in small cubes dusted with icincg
sugar, copra, or powdered cream of tartar, to prevent clinging.
Turkish tea, called çay , is black tea which is consumed without milk,
is produced on the eastern Black Sea coast, which has a mild climate
with high precipitation and fertile soil. Turkish tea is typically prepared
using two stacked kettles (çaydanlık) specially designed for tea
preparation. Water is brought to a boil in the larger lower kettle and
then some of the water is used to fill the smaller kettle on top and steep
(brew) several spoons of loose tea leaves, producing a very strong tea.
By most accounts yogurt was created by Central Asian
people in the Neolithic. The name “yoğurt” is Turkish.
Ayran is a cold yogurt beverage mixed with
Baklava is a rich, sweet pastry made of layers
of filo filled with chopped nuts and sweetened and
held together with syrup or honey. It is
characteristic of the cuisines of the former
Turkish carpets and rugs, whether hand knotted or flat
woven (Kilim, Soumak, Cicim, Zili), are among the
most well known and established hand crafted art
works in the world.
Turkish (also known as Anatolian) rugs and carpets are
made in a wide range of distinct styles originating from
various regions in Anatolia. Important differentiators
between these styles may include: the materials,
construction method, patterns and motif, geography,
cultural identity and intended use.
A nazar (Turkish: nazar boncuğu) is an eye-shaped
amulet believed to protect against the evil
eye ("evil eye", from nazar and "amulet"