• Italian language classes Manchester : How to order Italian coffee in Italy

    Italian language classes Manchester

    Ciao a tutti! Another free Italian lesson available online for all my blog followers. Today we’ll go through a few more Italian words:

    Italian food drink words and phrases

    At the cafe

    • Un Caffè – an espresso
    • Un Cappuccino – a breakfast beverage not to be ordered after lunch or dinner 
    • Un Macchiato – an espresso “stained” with milk foam
    • Un Caffè shakerato – an espresso shaken over ice forming a frothy summer treat
    • Un Caffè corretto – an espresso “corrected” with a shot of liquor, often grappa
    • Una Grappa – distillate made from grape pomace, the leftovers from wine-making
    • Un Caffè americano – an espresso served in a cappuccino cup with hot water on the side not to be mistaken with…
    • Un americano – an aperitivo of Campari, sweet vermouth, and club soda
    • Un Cornetto – an Italian croissant also referred to as a “brioche” in Northern Italy
    • Un Succo di frutta – fruit juice
    • Una Spremuta d’arancia – fresh-squeezed orange juice
    • Un bicchiere d’acqua – a glass of water

      Ordering food and drinks in italian is easy!

      Vorrei un caffe’ e un succo di frutta per favore? May I have a coffee and a fruit juice please?
      Mi da’ un cappuccino e un cornetto per favore? Can I have a cappuccino and a croissant please?
      Due caffe’ macchiati e una bottiglia d’acqua minerale naturale per favore? Two macchiato coffees and a bottle of still water please?



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