coffee

Specialty coffee in Florence: the best coffee bars in town

Filter and espresso coffee, enjoyed with cakes, club sandwiches, croque-monsieurs, cupcakes and vegan proposals: in Florence, quality coffee shops are increasingly in tune with international cuisine. But there are also places that offer traditional Tuscan dishes. Here are our favourites.

Jul. 20 2021

Coffee beverages for the summer: ideas for making them at home

From classic Lecce-style coffee to Vietnamese cà phê đá: ideal recipes for enjoying coffee even on the hottest days.

Jul. 16 2021

Best breakfast places in Rome: the must-visit locations

Cornetto and cappuccino like the locals do, surely, but also cookies, sandwiches, pancakes, vegan brioches: the best breakfast in Rome is found in these places.

Jul. 09 2021

World breakfasts. Portugal: pastel de Nata, torrada, galão, queijadas de Sintra

The Portuguese morning breakfast alternates sweet and savoury delicacies, from the famous pastel de nata to the lesser known (but equally delicious) torradas. Here are the most popular dishes for breakfast and a tasty recipe that can be recreated at ...Leggi altro

Jul. 02 2021

Cascara, coffee husk infusion: what is it and how is it made

More or less sweet, with elegant floral and red fruit notes: introducing cascara, an infusion prepared starting from the dried husks of the coffee drupe, to be enjoyed hot or cold. All the details here.

Apr. 06 2021

All about the tradition of mixing coffee and ice in Italy and the rest of the world

In Lecce “caffè con ghiaccio” is a sacred ritual. The inventor is Antonio Quarta, but the beverage’s roots plunge deep in antiquity and far from the Italian peninsula. Vietnam to Australia, the history of the Puglia beverage.

Mar. 31 2021

Homemade coffee. 7 tips for a perfect moka (and napoletana)

The coffee prepared with a moka pot continues to be the favorite of many Italians, who also prefer it to espresso at the coffee bar. But to brew a proper beverage it's not enough to rely on tradition: we need ...Leggi altro

Mar. 26 2021

Italians at the coffee bar: regional variations and the traditions of espresso coffee

Corretto, lungo, ristretto, but also on ice, Fano-style, Padua-style... voilà the expressions of coffee in Italy.

Feb. 16 2021

Replacing coffee: 10 alternative beverages with and without caffeine

For many there is only espresso, but there are also folks who prefer beverages with a less intense flavour. Here are some ideas for replacing coffee at home or at the coffee bar.

Feb. 01 2021

Global Brooklyn, the book on the origins and success of contemporary style coffee shops

From Rio to Melbourne, by way of Cape Town and Mumbai: the new book by Fabio Parasecoli explains the development of the style of contemporary eateries, coffee shops.

Jan. 22 2021
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