Cezve, also known as ibrik, or briki (μπρίκι) in Greek, or simply referred to as ‘Turkish coffee maker‘, ‘Turkish coffee pot‘ by the uninitiated, is the apparatus for making Turkish coffee. Traditionally made by beating copper or brass plates into shape, Both a versatile and durable kitchenware found not only in every Turkish kitchen but also in homes throughout the Arabian peninsula, North Africa, Greece and the Balkans.
Turkish coffee was traditionally brewed on hot burning coal or logs using Cezve. Which is where the name Cezve is thought to have come from, which in Arabic means “burning coal”. Copper Turkish coffee pot cools down immediately after being taken off the heat, preventing over boiling, making sure you have your Turkish coffee served perfect to perfection.
Turkish Coffee ritual begins with the Cezve, mixing freshly drawn water with Turkish coffee, slowly bringing it to a boil whilst stirring. This small apparatus usually comes in three sizes, smallest serving one Turkish coffee cup sized coffee, allowing an exact, perfect pour and increasing in size according to serving upto three cups.