Greek Coffee

aka Turkish Coffee, Arabic Coffee

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      10 min

Appears in
Healthy Jewish Cooking

By Steven Raichlen

Published 2000

  • About

A meal at my aunt Rosa Miller’s was always an adventure. Rosa was born in Salonika, Greece, of Italian parents, whose ancestors were exiled Jews from Spain. She and my uncle Sheldon, a hospital administrator for the navy, lived in countries as diverse as Iran, Brazil, and Ecuador. Whenever I dined with the Millers, Rosa would bring out her brass ibriki (a tiny hour-glass-shaped pot) and brew me a cup of Greek coffee. She combined the sugar, water, and coffee, which was ground as fine as flo