April 8, 2014
-- Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world, but every country has an own way of making it's coffee. You may be surprised in how many ways it can be enjoyed; but not only the coffee might be different, also the cup or mug in which it is served varies from country to country.
Our coffee in the U.S. Is generally a long, not very strong one, to which often milk and sugar are added. In other parts of the world like Italy you have to order an „Americano“
to get your usual cup of coffee. If you forget it and order a normal coffee, you end up with a short, strong espresso. Don't worry: Anyone who has been to Italy made this mistake at least once. But all around the globe there are many more, less famous specialties:
-Irish Coffee (Ireland), coffee with whiskey, brown sugar and whipped cream
-Frappe Coffee (Greece), instant coffee, cold water and ice cubes
-Eiskaffee (Germany), instant coffee, ice cream, whipped cream and chocolate chips
-Kopi Susu Panas (Malaysia), prepared with half coffee and half condensed milk
As some of them are shorter coffees, other ones longer; some hot, some cold they are served in different glasses, mugs and cups. While the Irish coffee is usually served in a high mug, the German Eiskaffee is often served in a glass which resembles a bowl for ice cream.
Some of these combinations are very unusual but well worth trying them. If you find a certain speciality, for example on your holidays that you really like, you often want to present it to your friends and family at home. So why not getting the recipe and the right cup or mug and prepare it for them? In that way you take a bit of that holiday feeling homewith you.
The perfect coffee cups and mugs (http://myhome.bormioliroccocasa.com
) are for example available from the Italian glass and tableware manufacturer Bormioli Rocco. In their extensive „My Home“ online catalog the offer a wide range of cups, mugs, glasses and much more. Just what you need to prepare your favorite coffee as authentic as possible.