Category : Greek Cuisine

5+1 facts you didn’t know about Greek Coffee

5+1 facts you didn’t know about Greek Coffee

If you have ever visited Greece, you must have tried at least once a cup of strong traditional Greek coffee. This kind of coffee is very famous in Greece, not only because of its strong flavor and aroma, but also because of its historical and cultural background.

In this post, we are going to present you 5 facts that you probably didn’t know about the famous Greek Coffee.

Name origin

Greek coffee wasn’t always called this way. In fact, Greeks used to call it Turkish coffee until the early 1960s, when the relations between the two counties started deteriorating. Especially after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, Greece permanently established “Greek coffee” as the politically correct name for the coffee.