publication . Article . 2017

Turkish cultural heritage: a cup of coffee

Birsen Yılmaz; Nilüfer Acar-Tek; Saniye Sözlü;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2017 Journal: Journal of Ethnic Foods, volume 4, pages 213-220 (issn: 2352-6181, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
Abstract Setting out a fabulous journey from a tiny bean, coffee is the stimulant of the heart and mind and a mysterious plant that strengthens friendship and also takes your tiredness away during the day. Although information on how and where the coffee came from is not clear, Sheikh Şazeli is regarded as the "father" by coffee makers. The word coffee originates from "Kaffa", a primary coffee production center in Abyssinia, Africa, which can be considered the homeland of coffee. According to this consideration, in Abyssinia, coffee was consumed with bread; it was then pulped and brought to Yemen, and Yemeni people started to cultivate coffee. The word "kahve" i...
free text keywords: Coffee, Nutrition, Traditional food, Turkish coffee, Turkish culture, Nutrition. Foods and food supply, TX341-641
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