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Demystifying the sacred rules of coffee

From the outside, there's a lot of conversation around the rules of coffee in Italy. Should you be having milk, or a cappuccino, after lunch? What's the right way to have a coffee? And is it having a coffee or taking a coffee? (It's taking a coffee!)

This, combined with all the names for coffees that are only marginally different, can make ordering a coffee in Italy quite confusing.

Well, fret not! Below is all the information you will need on identifying and ordering coffee in Italy.

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