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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”
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
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