Cold drinks

Summer is here and some of us have been feeling the heat already. As we talked about the caffè shakerato in our previous article that is quite good during the hot days, let's not forget about the other options available for enjoying the good taste of coffee while refreshing ourselves. This list is not exhaustive... Continue Reading →

Flat White

First thing first: what is a flat white? This specific drink is made with an espresso base in which foam made of steamed milk is added. Its origins can be traced back to the 1980's in Australia, where it has first been registered, even though some claims that it had been created in Auckland, New... Continue Reading →

Caffè Shakerato

It is known, everyone in Italy loves to drink a smoking hot espresso when they feel the need of their favourite drink, but there are some times when the weather is simply too hot for it and people can't bear the thought of hot drinks... This is the very reason why the "caffè shakerato" -literally... Continue Reading →

Cappuccino

A type of coffee made with espresso and milk that has been frothed up with pressurized steam.   The name cappuccino comes from the resemblance with the brown clothes wore by the capuchin monks - cappuccini in Italian - that is said to be an idea originally developed at the end of the 18th century,... Continue Reading →

Espresso

A strong coffee prepared by forcing live steam under pressure, or boiling water, through ground dark-roast coffee beans. Its origins can be found in Turin, Northern Italy, in the late nineteenth century, following the creation of the coffee machine by Angelo Moriondo in 1884, but it will start expanding throughout the country only at the beginning of the... Continue Reading →

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