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Posted Sat Oct 5, 2013, 9:04pm
Subject: Turkish/Greek Coffee questions
 

Hello everyone. I tried searching threads but it appears the search engine is down.

Has anyone tried grinding Turkish/Greek Coffee with an espresso coffee grinder such as a Mazzer Mini Electronic?

I'm actually a bit scared that if I tried it, I'd mess up the burrs or burn the motor out.

As an alternative, can anyone recommend a decent hand grinder to use for Turkish/Greek coffee instead of my Mazzer?

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Posted Tue Oct 8, 2013, 1:30am
Subject: Re: Turkish/Greek Coffee questions
 

Hi, Bud! The Zassenhaus Havanna hand grinder works well for Turkish coffee, although I'm not sure if it's widely available in the States or Canada.

 
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Posted Thu Oct 10, 2013, 6:09am
Subject: Re: Turkish/Greek Coffee questions
 

A Mazzer should not have any trouble grinding for Turkish that I can see, as long as the burrs are not rubbing, there is no damage to anything. It isn't like you are grinding pounds of coffee at a time either so running a little longer should not be an issue. I do not make Turkish though so someone who does drink it may have a different opinion on the quality of the grind......

 
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