Since this is a blog on Italian coffee, I think it’s essential for my cherished readers to get the insider know-how that only an experienced industry professional can offer (yeah right)… Alright, I may have exaggerated my qualifications, but I am … Continue reading 7 Pro Tips for Making the Perfect Espresso at Home
Well it seems I’ve hit the part of my blog where I encounter a caffè that is more a café. Understand? I was questioning whether L’Espresso Bar Mercurio was more an Italian-style bar pasticceria or French/Parisian style café pâtisserie. Essentially … Continue reading Français… or Italiano?
Illy! It’s not just a coffee company that roasts beans in Italy. No, no, no! Illy is also a brand–a natural expansion of the ‘Made in Italy’ brand that is renowned for the quality and uniqueness of its products. Although … Continue reading B-Illy-ssimo!
Happy Monday! It’s been a while since I’ve gone on a coffee adventure; sometimes life gets in the way. Between work, school, family, and my social life, I’ve been a busy bambino. But one thing is for sure, although I … Continue reading “Furbacchione”
For me, nothing. The odor enters my nasal passages and I feel my lungs fill with the wonderfully pungent energy the brew gives off. They say you eat with your eyes first, but I think the odor hits your palate … Continue reading What’s better than the smell of a freshly brewed espresso?
…or Toronto, to be exact. So, my cousin just decided to take a big step in her life and move to Toronto from sunny Sicily. Unfortunately, although her mother was born here and she holds a Canadian passport, she knows … Continue reading When in Rome…
SUD… Is there even a better word than sud? FYI, it means ‘south’ in Italian. And whyyyyy is ‘sud’ such a beautiful word? I mean, the word itself isn’t beautiful but what it connotes is. We’re talking about roughly anywhere … Continue reading Sud Forno
Buondì, amici. I woke up today the happiest guy around because I had the honor of going to see one of my idols live last night here in Toronto. Ever since I was young I remember listening to him when … Continue reading musica + caffè = serenità
This place right here…This place is literally my childhood in a bakery. I remember as a kid on Sundays after church my family would go to Francesca’s bakery and get bread for our big lunch and cannoli to “digest” (I … Continue reading Francesca’s
Okay, I’ll admit it… …My first post didn’t really give much of a clue about my mission on this thing, so watch my video! Since today is #NationalCoffeeDay, I figured it would be a great day to start my mission! Stay tuned, coffee fanatics! A dopo! -Gigi P.S.: excuse my awkwardness in front of the camera 😛 Continue reading #NationalCoffeeDay
…Or welcome, as we say in English! This is my first time writing a blog post, so please be kind! Let me introduce myself: my name is Giordano, but my nonna calls me Gigi so feel free to call me … Continue reading Benvenuti!