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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