Drinking culture in Italy

The other day I was on the telephone talking to my grandmother and mentioned that I was going to go and have a glass of wine. She asked me who I was going with and I told her that I was taking my dog and a good book. But what will people think?  She asked…

Coffee liqueur

  Italians like their liqueurs… and so do I. For the Italians, liqueurs are made to be sipped out of  small glasses after dinner as a digestivo, ie. to help their food go down. You can get liqueurs made out of almost anything, but probably the easiest to make at home is liquore al caffé,…