Turkish Coffee Set

This pretty Turkish silver coffee set was purchased for me in Istanbul when hubby and daughter were in Turkey recently. It’s not really silver. Its copper with a nickel plating over it which gives it the appearance of real silver and has the additional  advantage of not tarnishing. But it’s virtually indistinguishable from my real silver pieces. I love the look of this little set even though I probably won’t use it very much to make coffee in. I’m not overly fond of the strong, thick,  unfiltered and boiled Turkish coffee and I must sheepishly admit that I much prefer wuss style coffee. (AKA the filtered drip method)  These delicate little cup holders come with a small porcelain cup inside but they can also be used for tea by just substituting the coffee cup for a thin tall tea glass and placing it in the holder. Continue reading