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Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 31 July 2019 in Food & Cuisine and Portfolio.

Ah!! Here we have..a vessel made of three parts. We call this the " coffee filter " There are perforations on the top vessel. The coarse coffee powder is put in this and pressed with a spoon. Throw a pinch of sugar in the bottom vessel so that we get a fresh taste and the flavour stays for a long time.
Now, add very hot boiling water to this top vessel slowly up to the brim . Close it.
After an hour or so, we get some thick brew...decoction.
Now add a little of this to a cup of milk till we get the required colour. Add sugar if you wish to. Now this is Coffee! This aroma is unique.
Of course, some forty years back, I used to buy the seeds, roast them and powder them ib a hand machine..but we get the powder now from a coffee plantation. !!
The tumbler and that vessel we call " davara " are used for drink9ing coffee..but we use mugs these days !

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By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Very nice rendering of this well maintained metal

31 Jul 2019 5:04am

@By Marie: Thank you Marie :)))

rem_la from Villiers, France

belle brochette d'ustensiles de cuisine

31 Jul 2019 5:24am

@rem_la: Merci beaucoup rem_la :))

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Mde we put the coffee powder in the filter bag and pour water into the Mocca Master container and after five minutes we have coffee which I always drink as it is without milk or sugar. Sometimes I add flavor with rum, whiskey or cognac.

31 Jul 2019 5:36am

@Jypyä Pop: Lovely to hear this Jypya.. Hope you will post the image of that contraption !!

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Nice and well taken still-life of this fine metal equipment.

31 Jul 2019 6:24am

@Ralf Kesper: Thank you very much Ralf :))

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

Excellent partage

31 Jul 2019 6:39am

@jpla: Merci beaucoup jpla :))

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Ah, yes, way to go !

31 Jul 2019 9:29am

@Ronnie 2¢: :)) Thank you..Mercifully many households still have these vesels :)

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

It's time for coffee break

31 Jul 2019 9:41am

@Hiro: :)) Have a quick cuppa Hiro :))

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Lovely still life capture and back story. I'd skip that pinch of sugar though :)

31 Jul 2019 9:49am

@grouser: I too have sugar -less coffee...( out of compulsion and not choice:))

Gigisis from United States

Aaaah !! good old aromatic "kaappi"

31 Jul 2019 11:28am

@Gigisis: Fantastic seeing you here.. Have sent you a mail ..Love & hugs

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful still life with the shiny silver! Despite the time consuming preparation, it sounds like it is well worth it.

31 Jul 2019 11:56am

@Steven: It is fully worth!! I make this overnight...and in the morning we have a cup of hot coffee. I can preserve the brew in the fridge for three days.

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb framing ! I think this coffee the real is a little strong and rough I like a lot !

31 Jul 2019 12:41pm

@Mhelene: You will enjoy this Mhelene:))

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece


31 Jul 2019 1:56pm

@Dimitrios: Thank you Dimitrios :)

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

what a great work!

31 Jul 2019 2:06pm

@Luca Bobbiesi: :)) Thank you Lucas :)

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Elle fait sûrement du bon café

31 Jul 2019 2:50pm

@Libouton Martine: Merci beaucoup Martine :)

Dreams come true from Utrecht, Netherlands

Your coffee will taste great.
A great photo.
Thank you for the explanation.

31 Jul 2019 3:23pm

@Dreams come true: Thank you Dreams..yes the coffee tastes great We get the powder from a plantation every month( by post ).

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Displayed in such a lovely manner.

31 Jul 2019 3:39pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you Ruthie :)

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Interesting as always and clearly photographed.

31 Jul 2019 3:52pm

@Willem: Thank you very much Willem :)

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle casseroles et image superbe ensemble
Belle soirée

31 Jul 2019 3:55pm

@Nicou: Merci beaucoup mon ami Nicou :)))

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Very good!

31 Jul 2019 4:18pm

@MEC: Thank you MEC :)

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Très jolie...

31 Jul 2019 4:22pm

@tataray: Merci beaucoup tataray :)

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

intéressantes cuves

31 Jul 2019 6:51pm

@Existence Artistique: Merci beaucoup Existence :)

Rose from United States

Nice composition...

31 Jul 2019 8:08pm

@Rose: Thank you Rose :)

Don from Spokane, United States

Find picture of the coffee parts that produce the good things to drink.

31 Jul 2019 11:54pm

@Don: Thank you Don :))

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Sounds delicious !

1 Aug 2019 12:14am

@Irene: It is :)))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Nice shot of the coffee making stuff.

1 Aug 2019 12:21am

@B. Thomas: Thank you very much B :)))

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

there are many ways to make coffee. yours sounds complicated. for many decades, Americans made coffee with drip or percolator pots, with hot water and ground coffee making "black" coffee. the individual would then drink it black or add milk, cream or sugar to taste. in recent years, thanks to Starbucks and similar chains, there are many variations, some resembling milk shakes more than coffees.

1 Aug 2019 12:25am

@Harry: Thank you very much Harry But having got used to this, we find this least complicated :)) And of course the taste and aroma are great here:)) I have tasted all the Starbucks coffee and other coffees too...may be I am biased..but I love the plantation coffee with the chicory blend most tasty :)

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

That looks like such an interesting process. I would love to taste some! A great image!

1 Aug 2019 2:42am

@Elaine Hancock: Ha ha ha !! Hop into the next flight and land here. I shall give to cups and cups of delicious coffee:)))

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful picture of coffee filter davara and tumbler. All set for a tasty and a great south Indian filter coffee.
Excellent presentation Devi. Thank you. :)

1 Aug 2019 1:46pm

@Sam: Thank you very much Sam:) The National Highway to Mayavaram are dotted with Kumbakinam Degree Coffee stalls but none of them taste great as the ones we make at home. There are this Temple City outlets in Madurai that serve excellent coffee! They taste fantastic ! I am a Kaappi Priyai...but have only one cup in the morning at 5 a m :)))) Even the Highway Inn near the Thrumazhisai serve excellent coffee.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Oh, this sounds so delicious! I would try some for sure. It sounds a bit like Vietnamese coffee that I tried in Japan. So good.

1 Aug 2019 7:45pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you Steve.You won't evr regret tasting this...if you are a coffee connoisseur !!!I would love to taste that Vietnamese Coffee!! Shall google into it and see how it is made !

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