Daily Archives: March 15, 2009

Would Anyone Like a 200 Litre Cup of Coffee?!

giantcoffee  One of the more eye-catching roundabouts in Darsait, Omangiantcoffee2Zubaircoffeepot  This photo was taken in the Bait al Zubair Museum.  These Omani coffeepots are called “Al Dallah” in Arabic and are made from copper and brass.  The Omani coffee pot design features a hinged lid attached to the handle and has a curved spout.  Some ancient Omani coffee pots were made out of silver and were mostly used for decorative purposes. coffeepotscene  The way North-Americans eat and drink, I wouldn’t be surprised if this became the next size in take-away coffee orders.  “I’ll have the Omani-coffeepot-roundabout size, please!”Cheandcoffeepot

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