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Il Caffe in Italia by GisaPizzatto Il Caffe in Italia by GisaPizzatto
This one will be placed in my kitchen!!!

Italians love their coffee and even if I'm a tea person, I can understand why coffee's so popular in Italy. There are more than 50 types of coffe, the ones I painted are only more popular, I believe.

What is your favourite type?

Hope you like it! Bacione, Italia!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Made with watercolours and coffe (of course) on Canson Montval paper.

Some QUICK explanations:

Espresso - 30 ml
Doppio - 60 ml
Ristretto - 20 ml
Al Ginseng - (Asia) It's similar to caffè latte, with ginseng extract
Doppio Ristretto - 30 ml
Corto - 35 ml
Macchiato - with a little bit of milk
Con Fettina d'Arancia - with a slice of orange
All'anice - flavoured with anice
Schiumato - Coffe macchiato where milk foam is added on top
Lungo - 60 ml - it's obtained by making a overxtratcted shot (more ater flows through the gounded coffe)
Doppio Lungo 120 ml
Melange - (Viena) or melange viennense, it is a shot of lungo plus steamed milk and foam.
Alla nocciola - flavoured with nuts or you add a small spoon of Nutella to a espresso shot
Corretto - with grappa (a spirit made of grapes)
Shakerato - espresso with sugar shaken together with ice in a cocktail saker
Caffé Latte - espresso (1/2) plus steamed milk (1/2) - with or without foam
Napoletano - made in the napolitan coffe machine
Con panna - with whipped cream
D'Orzo - without caffeine, derived from toasted barley
Affogato - espresso served over vanilla ice cream
Viennense - sweetened iced coffe, melted chocolate, coffe liquor, ice cream and whipped cream
In Crema - (Swiss?Austria Italy border) it's longer than a Lungo, generally twice as long - 180 ml
Americano - espresso plus hot water using equal parts each.
Del Marinaio - espresso made with water and rum served with a lemon peel
Imperiale: orange liquor, espresso and whipped cream
Irish Coffe - sweetened coffe, irish whiskey and whipped cream on top
Mocaccino - cappuccino, whipped cream, drinking chocolate and foam
Cappuccino - 1/3 espresso, 1/3 steamed milk, 1/3 foam
Brasiliano - espresso, cocoa, shugar and cream, foam and cocoa on top
Marrochino - a shot of expresso over frothed whole milk
Al Pepe - with peper :)
Allo Zenzero - with ginger
Bicerin - (Torino) lays of espresso, drinking chocolate and whole milk
Con ghiaccio - sweetened espresso, the ice is added before you drink it
Alla Turca: prepared with finely poedered roast coffe beans boiled in a pot with added sugar.
Miele e Cannella - Honey and Cinnamon
Sospeso - (Napoli) litteraly, a coffee "in suspense" - as sign of good fortune. When a sospeso is ordered the customer pays for 2 coffees, but only gets one. That way, when a person who is homeless or otherwise down on their luck walks into the café, the person can ask if there are any coffees held in suspense, and can have one as a courtesy of the first customer.
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YufeiL Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2016
Hello, am I allowed to use your artwork for my coffee project? If not, then that's okay, just tell me. Wink/Razz Hug 
GisaPizzatto Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Hey, thanks for asking! What is the project exactly?
YufeiL Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2016
Sorry for this really late reply. I had lots of things going on.Well, at my school, I am supposed to create a cafe like display, and my teacher said I could use any image that I can find, as long as I get permission for copyright. Anyways, it would be awesome if you could help me by sending me a copy. Reply and I will let you know my email. Huggle! 
GisaPizzatto Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Omg, sorry, i took so long to answer! When do you need it? 
YufeiL Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2016
Oh now worries.:D (Big Grin) Most likely next week or so... Thank you so much.
GisaPizzatto Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
and your e-mail address???
YufeiL Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2016
This is my email address, Please don't tell anyone else. Thank you. It would be awesome if you could send me one with out the logo
Thank You Hearts Sign 
camila-bunny Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Muito lindo, e elegante. Deve ter ficado bem legal na cozinha.
pilarouro Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Really nice, I want some coffee now..
GisaPizzatto Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
;) glad you like it!
blackBanshee80 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Questa illustrazione è semplicemente fantastica!!! E sì, noi amiamo il caffè e penso che il nostro sia il più buono che si può bere ( a parte quello dei paesi produttori come la Colombia!), e lo dico perchè all'estero faccio davvero tanta fatica a berlo...anche da Starbucks ( quello che servono lì è troppo grande e non è neanche tanto buono!)
Hai messo davvero tanti caffè!! Molti non li conosco, ma è normale: ogni regione d'italia ha il suo modo di fare il caffè ( dicono che il migliore sia quello di Napoli, ma io non l'ho mai provato!)! Il mio preferito è il Marocchino, ma d'estate bevo spesso il caffè shekerato con un poco di Baileys!^____________=
GisaPizzatto Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
sono contenta che ti ha piaciuto!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
blackBanshee80 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Tantissimo!!!!!! ^______________________=
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