Turkish Rize Tea - what's that? So, you've probably heard of Turkish coffee right? That strong coffee served in little cups? What's this Turkish tea or Rize tea then? Well, it's black tea from the Rize region, and made in special teapots that are in some way similar to Russian samovars (except they don't look much like samovars!).
The tea is made really strong, and then water is added to dilute it according to each person's taste. It's drunk without milk but can be sweetened with sugar. And this tea is served in glasses, on saucers. Looking good!