The story of how coffee was first discovered and then spread to all of the major countries on Earth is a fascinating tale that includes romance, politics, religion, intrigue, heroics, deceit, greed, and innovation. Coffee: but probe deeper into this sweet-sounding word – follow its roots to the the Italian caffè, French café, the Turkish…
Nasreddin Hodja has many names and is also sometimes referred to as “Nasrudin”,“the Mulla” and as “the Hodja” or “Hoca”.
The coffeehouse, where Nasreddin Hodja works, couldn’t get better advertisement than its own delicious diverting roasting-coffee smell; which pulls locals and tourists alike, to wait for fresh coffee in surprisingly orderly lines that snake deep into the grand bazaar in Istanbul.
Coffeehouses in Constantinople•Istanbul
A tradition of Turkish folklore that took shape in Constantinople’s coffeehouses is the Meddah,
The mythical origins of coffee, are steeped in legend and topped with a creamy dollop of speculation.
Coffee Culture in Turkey and Istanbul, lokum and Fal or fortuneread