Category Archives: Coffee

Caffe’ Art

The culture of coffee is best studied in Italy. I have taken many a good cup elsewhere, but nowhere have they been so consistent as in Italian bars. My awakening came in 1979 in Milan. I was there with a … Continue reading

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Enter Stage Left, ‘The Marocchino’

A well made coffee – meaning espresso or better said a caffè with a rich crema top that can support a spoon of sugar for a few seconds – is a rare treat outside of Italy. A chance meeting with Doctor Espresso … Continue reading

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Dog Fish and Dog Fight

“It’s dog eat dog down there,” confided Tony, son of Bob Fish on one of London’s oldest street markets. This is Deptford, minutes on foot from the Thames, but Tony was telling me about the sea. He told me this: … Continue reading

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