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  • "Urth" is the ancient Welsh spelling for earth and "caffe" is Italian for coffee.

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  • If I clean off one of the crapoires a term lifted from Lynne for their armoire where they dump crap, though she only has one crapoire and in my house there are numerous crapoires to the point of almost calling the place a crapoireteria then maybe I can try my hand at making vanilla gelato because I have a hankering for an affogato al caffe which is simply vanilla ice cream or gelato "drowned" in a couple of shots of espresso.

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  • My impression is that the people typically knocking out espressos in Italy haven't been trained in "latte art" at a university—caffe or otherwise.

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  • Now Italians mostly drink straight shots of espresso — cappuccinos and the occasional caffe latte are strictly morning drinks and they are 5 to 6 fl. ounces, whereas the typical American, when they say "espresso," really means a bit of coffee in a Big Gulp of steamed milk and sugary flavorings.

    Buying and brewing good coffee in Mexico

  • Often, as I am sipping on a low-fat caffe latte in some fashionable bistro, I will look up and see a jogger stagger past, his sweltering torso festooned with tattoos, at least one reading "Only the Strong Survive."

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  • In Italy, espresso's home land, people use an inexpensive aluminum stovetop maker to make what is called caffe.

    Buying and brewing good coffee in Mexico

  • In Italy, espresso's home land, people use an inexpensive aluminum stovetop maker to make what is called caffe.

    Buying and brewing good coffee in Mexico

  • It is a plain, undolled-up place, with vast puddles and scruffy hats and tack piled up in a Portakabin, and not a caffe latte in sight.

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  • Now Italians mostly drink straight shots of espresso — cappuccinos and the occasional caffe latte are strictly morning drinks and they are 5 to 6 fl. ounces, whereas the typical American, when they say "espresso," really means a bit of coffee in a Big Gulp of steamed milk and sugary flavorings.

    Buying and brewing good coffee in Mexico

  •  We ordered caffe lattés and sat down at an outside table.

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