Depending on where you live, you are likely used to a specific way of preparing your coffee. Whether your norm is a pour over, a cappuccino, or a plain cup of coffee from a fast food establishment, we all have our favorite ways of enjoying a cup of coffee. From time to time, however, you may feel like breaking away from your usual preparation method and trying something new.
If you are in search of an exciting new way to enjoy your coffee, other cultures can be an amazing source of inspiration. Check out four separate ways people from around the world make coffee.
While a freshly made cup of coffee is always an amazing go-to, you’ve got quite a few options if you’re looking for something a little different. To start, Vietnamese iced coffee is a flavorful change to your everyday routine. Sweetened condensed milk is combined with dark roast coffee to make an irresistible warm weather coffee beverage.
Coffee in Turkey is prepared using a Turkish coffee pot, which is most commonly known as a cezve. A cezve is a small copper (or brass) pot with a long handle. Water, sugar, and finely ground coffee are boiled in the cezve to make Turkish coffee.
Looking for a giant, to-go coffee? You’ll have a tough time ordering one in Italy. Enjoy your coffee like an Italian: a shot of espresso. While there are other coffee beverages available in Italy, there are specific rules for ordering your coffee beverages. Throughout the day (especially after meals), Italians are most likely to enjoy a simple single espresso.
Although highly delicious, you may want to wait until after work or until the weekend to enjoy Ireland’s favorite method of preparing coffee. The primary ingredient in an Irish coffee (aside from the coffee) is Irish whiskey. Sugar and cream are also added to create a sweet, creamy coffee treat.
What is the best way to enjoy coffee?
As you may have already concluded, the answer to this question depends on who you talk to and where you live in the world. While there are many excellent methods of preparing your coffee, there are numerous ways to craft a coffee drink. The countries and beverages listed above represent only a fraction of what is available. Although it isn’t likely that you’ll permanently change your favorite way of preparing coffee, it is exciting to try favorites from around the globe.