Our collection of beverages has a variety hot and cold drinks sub-categorized as tea, coffee and soft drinks and juices.
According to worldwide statistics tea is the most popular drink of choice over coffee, but geographic patterns determines which beverage is preferred over the other. For example in United States people drink coffee three times more than they drink tea, whereas in China or Russia it is the opposite.
In a Turkish household life starts and continues with a glass of hot tea. Besides being a beloved hot drink, tea brings people together over celebrations and heart breaks, over tears and laughter. After a long day at work we relax with a hot, strong glass of tea, when we have a cold we add some lemon and honey to our tea, when we have a tummy ache mom makes some mint tea.
Besides black tea, we offer a variety of herbal teas at www.groceryandmeat.com such as linden, lemon and mint teas. Our teas come as loose leaf tea for traditional steeping and in tea bags for people who are on the run.
Coffee was introduced to Turkey during the reign of Suleyman the Magnificient and accepted immediately both among the commoners and the palace population and became to be known as the royal drink.
Turkish coffee is well known and is distinguished from other coffees of the world by its preparation and serving methods. Turkish coffee is prepared on low heat in small vessels resembling sauce pans, called “cezve” and served in demi tasse cups accompanied with a glass of water and some kind of sweet, either a hard candy called “akide” or turkish delight.
Besides a large selection of Turkish coffees, we offer cezve, Turkish coffee sets and also a variety of Turkish delight to go with your coffee at www.groceryandmeat.com Enjoy!
Soft Drinks and Juices
In addition of tea and coffee, we offer traditional Turkish drinks like ayran (cold yogurt drink), turnip juice (a cold drink espacially popular in the Southern parts of the country) and sahlep, a hot drink very popular on cold winter nights.
Apart from these traditional beverages, this sub-category also includes the most delicious juices and mineral waters. Apple juice, pomegranate juice, cherry juice, apricot nectar, orange juice are some of the fruit juices in this category.
Plain mineral water, apple mineral water, lemon mineral water, pomegranate mineral water and strawberry mineral water are among the mineral water types in this category.