gift baskets are very well made and sturdy. They have two handles on the side and
are stained in light brown. We fill the basket with crinkle paper, shrink wrap
and then tie the basket with 1/2 inch satin ribbons.
Diameter: 13.5" Height 5" (7.5" with handles).
unique copper piece is hand made by experienced artisans in Anatolia. They are
carefully etched with elaborate designs, then polished and hand painted one by
one with decorative bright colors! They look like pieces of art but made for
everyday use. You'll have a conversation piece for sure, as you sip your coffee
with friends and family.
include a porcelain insert that comes out for cleaning and have cast brass
handles. They are easy to care for, needing only an occasional cleaning with a
soft, damp cloth. In case you are wondering if the colors fade away with time
and use; no they do not at all. However, exposed copper will get dark with time
but you can polish it to keep it's shine if you like; but we think they tend to
look better and gain more character as they age...just like people do!
Height 2.25" - Diameter 2.0"
Height 0.25 - Diameter 4.0"
TURKISH COFFEE POT
are handmade 1 mm heavy thick copper
with tin lining inside for ease of cleaning. They are 100% lead free. Handles are individually turned on a lathe and
is the perfect material to use for making Turkish coffee because, more than any
other metal, is known for its ability to diffuse heat evenly and conduct it
quickly throughout its surface. Hence, it is used all over the world as
high-efficiency conductors of heat and are especially coveted for their ability
to quickly bring water to a boil.
Pot: Capacity 8 oz - Height 3.0" - Diameter 3.0" at base
Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi has been roasting coffee
Today, it is the biggest and the oldest
coffee company in Turkey. They use the latest fully automated filling
and sealing machines to package coffee in specially designed cans that preserve
the coffee's freshness up to its expiry date, keeping it as fresh as the day it was ground. (8.8 oz / 250 g)
DELIGHT WITH NUTS (1 lb /500 g)
sweet as it is known today was invented by Bekir Effendi, who moved from his
hometown Kastamonu to Istanbul and opened his confectionery shop near the Yeni
Camii Mosque in 1776.
honey and molasses were its sweeteners, and water and flour were the binding
agents, with rose water, lemon peel and bitter orange as the most common
flavors (red, yellow and green). Lokum was introduced to Western Europe in the
19th century. An unknown Briton reputedly became very fond of the delicacy
during his travels to Istanbul and purchased cases of it, to be shipped back to
Britain under the name Turkish delight. It became a major delicacy in Britain
and throughout Continental Europe for the high class society. During this time,
it became a practice among upperclass socialites to exchange pieces of Turkish
delight wrapped in silk handkerchiefs as presents.
** Turkish delight we include
may not be the same as pictured.