How to make Traditional Cypriot coffe? Cypriot coffee is made from Arabica coffee beans that filtered coffee used, but the beans ground into a fine powder.
Traditional way prepare Cyprus coffee: take the “brike” and place it in a sort of “hot sand”, surrounding the “brike”. The trick in making a good of Cyprus coffee is knowing when to take off the stove so that it is properly cooked and has amount of form on it. Here some tips: you need to ensure that the form on top rises twice or three times.
The recipe of Cypriot coffee is fairly simple: 1 cup hot water + 1 spoon of coffee, sugar if you want.
The quantity of sugar added determines the type of coffee prepared either at home: “Sketos” (meaning “plain”) refers to unsweetened coffee (no sugar), “metrios” (meaning “medium” refers to coffee with one teaspoonful of sugar added, and “glykis” (meaning “sweet” and is made with two teaspoonfuls of sugar added). Cypriot coffee is served in traditional small cups similar in size to those used for Italian espresso coffee.