Yibriq — a vessel for serving coffee

Today in some Crimean Tatar cafes coffee is served directly in cezve — turka. It’s beautiful, but our ancestors would probably have been surprised by it. Indeed, in the old days, coffee was only brewed in cezve, and a special vessel was used for serving — yibriq, writes Abdul Vakhab Seitkhalilov in the collection “Traditional culture of the Crimean Tatars”.