9 April 2023
The Art of Arabic Coffee
Demonstration, Talk & Book Launch
Part of Stay a Little Longer
Demonstration & Talk with Medina Ilyas
Starts 10:00 pm
Ends 11:00 pm
Venue The Yard
Whether you are a seasoned Arabic coffee drinker or have yet to try it, The Art of Arabic Coffee has something for everyone. Be prepared to discover an infinite array of subtle and tantalizing flavors as you sip and indulge this precious and iconic Arabian beverage. Join Medina Ilyas as she leads you through this demonstration and talk.
The Art of Arabic Coffee celebrates the subtle beauty and fascinating history of this aromatic beverage, which over the centuries has become an essential feature of Arab culture and society. Driven by her infectious passion for the topic, Medina Ilyas takes readers on a journey to discover the intriguing story of Arabic coffee, detailing the events that have shaped its development and the myriad of customs, recipes and techniques that make it one of the most versatile and culturally significant beverages in the world.
Through engaging stories and surprising facts, she demonstrates how the complexity and endless varieties of Arabic coffee reflect the diversity and richness of the people and cultures of the Arab world.
Medina Ilyas is an Arabic coffee connoisseur who has spent the last 15 years collecting recipes and stories about the aromatic essence of Arab culture.From the Bedouin communities of Oman to the modern cafes of Abu Dhabi and Riyadh, Medina has documented the centuries-old coffee-making rituals spanning the Arabian Peninsula.
Based in Dubai and Oman, and delighting customers all over the world, Medina Coffee Company delivers the world's best Arabic coffee experience. Our coffee kits contain exclusive Specialty Yemeni Coffee, a proprietary blend of exotic Arabic spices and a
measuring spoon, along with a few recipes to get you started. While we love our traditional Arabic coffee recipe, we also enjoy experimenting with cold brews, lattes and cappuccinos – or simply making regular coffee in the coffee maker.