Monday, July 21, 2008

Coffee Guide

Americano - long and black

Caffe Latte - coffee with milk; a breakfast drink in Italy

Caffe Macchiato - strong coffee with a little milk

Cappucino - usually a morning drink in Italy; named after the Cappucin monks who wore brown and cream colored robes

Corretto - coffee with a splash of liqueur; savoured after meals

Doppio - long and black aka Americano

Espresso - extremely strong coffee served in tiny cups throughout the day

Latte Macchiato - hot milk flavoured with a small amount of coffee; children's drink

Ristretto - very concentrated; flavour is stronger than espresso

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