Ahweh (Lebanese Coffee)

5 minutes

Ahweh also known as Lebanese Coffee, is made using a specific brewing technique. Teddy Zaki, Great SA Bake-Off alumnus, shared the method for making the perfect cup of ahweh.

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  • 1 espresso cup water
  • 1 t Lebanese coffee
  • 1 t sugar

For each cup of coffee, place 1 espresso cup water into a Lebanese coffee pot. Heat the water, then add 1 t Lebanese coffee plus 1 t sugar for each cup. Bring to a boil. Skim off some of the foam and place a little into each espresso cup. Return the pot to the heat and boil again. Pour into cups and serve immediately.

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Photographs: Elsa Young
Production: Abigail Donnelly

Teddy Zaki

Recipe by: Teddy Zaki

Teddy Zaki is the creator of Just Teddy – Fine Boulangerie & Pâtisserie at Hyde Park Corner, known for its luxe blend of French and Middle Eastern cuisine. The chef and pâtissier is the author of Just Teddy – Petals from Paris and was also a finalist on The Great South African Bake Off. Follow him on Instagram @just___teddy.

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