Just in Time for Summer: Italy’s Iced Coffee Drinks

Jun 08, 2018 169

In Italy you can order espresso in dozens of ways— corto or lungo, a short shot or with more water, with a splash of milk or foam, and dozens of riffs on corretto, espresso with a splash of spirits. In addition to the long list of standards, each of Italy’s twenty regions has several specialty coffee drinks little known in the States.   While working on Dolci: Italy’s Sweets I traveled searching out iced coffee drinks. Here are four of my favorites including a delicious riff on Negroni. 

#1 Caffé Shakerato

Espresso in a Shaker. One of Italy’s most popular ways to enjoy iced coffee north of Rome is shakerato, hot espresso shaken with ice in a cocktail shaker, then strained into a martini glass. Quick chilling the espresso with this method helps preserve the coffee’s essential oils, flavors and aromas.

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SOURCE: http://www.italymagazine.com

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