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Apulian Taralli – Giallo Zafferano – Simply Irresistable

Apulian Taralli – Giallo Zafferano – Simply Irresistable Enjoy this wonderful recipe from our friends at Giallo Zafferano for Taralli – Apulian Taralli…. Taralli are toroidal Italian snack foods, common all over the southern half of the Italian Peninsula. A cracker similar in texture to a breadstick or a pretzel, taralli can be sweet or […]

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Difference Between Espresso Macchiato and Latte Macchiato

Difference Between Espresso Macchiato and Latte Macchiato – Latte macchiato differs significantly from caffè latte in several ways. First, in a latte macchiato, espresso is added to milk, rather than milk to espresso as in a caffè latte. Second, a latte macchiato features more foam, rather than simply hot milk. A latte macchiato often uses […]

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Italian Culteral Tips from an American Perspective

Italian Cultural Tips from an American Perspective – Isn’t it interesting how different the two societies are. In America we run around like chickens with their heads cut off. Our days consist of work, work, work. We all have mortgages, car payments, college loans, credit card bills and you name it. Therefore we really do […]

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Coffee culture in Italy

Coffee culture in Italy – Espresso is coffee brewed by forcing a small amount of nearly boiling water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans. It is generally thicker than coffee brewed by other methods, has a higher concentration of suspended and dissolved solids, and has crema on top (a foam with a creamy consistency). […]

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Making Excellent Espresso

Making Excellent Espresso – A distinctive feature of espresso, as opposed to brewed coffee, is espresso’s association with cafés, due both to the specialized equipment and skill required, thus making the enjoyment of espresso a social experience. Home espresso machines have increased in popularity with the general rise of interest in espresso. Today, a wide […]

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