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Coffee, Italy

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A "latte" in Italian is just milk and so you need to say "cafe latte." A "latte macchiato" is steamed milk stained with a smaller shot of espresso.

"Espresso" is just a shot of coffee. "Espresso doppio" means a double shot of espresso, while "espresso macchiato" is espresso 'marked' with a dab of steamed milk. "Americano" is filter coffee.

"Cappuccino" is not so popular with Italians and not normally drunk other than in the mornings.

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