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Traditional Turkish Coffee

Traditional Turkish Coffee

Alp 16/12/2015 0
Traditional Turkish Coffee by Sabahattin TURKOGLU Most people in the world have heard of Turkish coffee, but far fewer have ever tasted it. Europe acquired the coffee habit from the Turks, and adapted it to their own tastes over subsequent centuries, Then the Turks borrowed percolated and instant coffee, so that two very different coffee drinking concepts now exist side by side in Turkey. Traditional Turkish coffee is a culture apart, with its own methods of preparation and serving. Although the Turks brought coffee drinking to a fine art, the beans were known earlier in Arabia, Egypt and I...
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Marbling Lesson with  Japanese Family From Osaka

Marbling Lesson with Japanese Family From Osaka

Alp 15/12/2015 1
We had a lovely Class with our guests from Japan...  Turkish Marbling - Ebru Lessons in Istanbul. Turkish Paper marbling is a method of aqueous surface design, which can produce patterns similar to marble or other stone, hence the name. The patterns are the result of color floated on either plain water or a viscous solution known as size, and then carefully transferred to a sheet of paper (or other surfaces such as fabric). In Ebru art, you can draw flower figures that are traditional from the Ottoman period BUT the things that you can capable of by using Ebru art is unlimited. All you need ...
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