Italian Rituals: Coffee

It’s just around 8:00am and across Italy the same scene is being played out, like every morning before and every morning thereafter. The day begins with those old familiar sounds and smells. The hum of a machine finally settles into the rhythm of the day. Toasted, roasted goodness silently streams into tiny white cups and […]

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Can happiness fit in an espresso cup?

One of the things that I look forward to the most when I go to Italy (it might almost be a reason for my frequent trips) is a caffè. No. I really believe that sometimes this is my sole purpose for going there. (Sorry sister and friends.) There is just something about the whole experience […]

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