Whether you are starting to feel the strain of the quarantine restrictions or just fancy something fizzy to match the season, these spritz recipes will bring a smile to your face!
Before we look into Italian bitters, let’s recap a little. In part 1 we explored Italian Amari. Amaro is a bittersweet herbal liqueur which is especially popular in Italy. It is mainly served neat as an after-dinner drink, allegedly because of its medicinal benefits. Amaro means bitter, but Italians do not use the word amaro […]
Milan is spoiled for choice when it comes to bars and restaurants. There are a few drinks that are especially good in Milan and should not be missed when you want to experience something just a little bit more special. 1 Negroni Sbagliato in Bar Basso Bar Basso was the first bar to introduce an […]
Whilst Paolo, 27, from Sardinia, was teaching me how to drink Caffe Corretto properly we discussed traditional Italian drinking habits, anything from the making of grappa to the well-known Aperol Spritz. What are your first memories of spirits and alcohol growing up in Italy? I remember both my father and his father, my grandfather, distilling their […]
1 Drink in at least two countries We often plan several trips and holidays for the summer months – there’s no better way to learn about the local life than enjoying a drink in a local bar or terrace. Don’t forget to sample the local specialities! 2 Learn a new cocktail recipe Take a cocktail […]