In Italy every moment during the day , and at night too , is a good moment to have a stop by a BAR
(typical Italian cafè)
and sip a small cup of an espresso or a cappuccino or ginseng coffee or a barley coffee or a caffè macchiato ( with a milk spot : macchia = in English is spot ) or schiumato – ( that means just milk foam ! ) and do you know how we usually have it since centuries?
the first one is usually very strong and short
in the morning
made with the moka machine and no milk, just black coffee!
then , later maybe another one in a BAR but…
just standing, no sitting as tourists do!
just to have a look to the newspaper,
have a chat with the barman about the weather and the politicians or fottball …or both!
have a short pause from work and feel immediately better
meeting friends for a short gossip
recharge batteries after a big meeting or BEFORE it!
with no sugar if you want to taste at its best
choosing a BAR depending of how many coffee it makes per day because the more they do the best it comes out!!
after lunch for a better digestion !
in the afternoon for another break before finishing your work
after dinner at home again with moka or an espresso if you are eating outside
how many they are ?
did you count them?? MANY , they are Many I can tell you
don’t worry…after all these coffees you can only sleep as a baby if ….
you are a real Italian!!!
otherwise….I think you will stay awake all the night thinking about which was the strongest of the day!
Have a look at this and at my picts about the best coffe and cappuccino ever , which one will you chose to start a new day?