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posted by xscot mcknight

Ah, a subtle return to Italy in a cup of coffee. While in Italy Kris and I often stopped mid-morning and mid-afternoon for a cup of coffee, usually a latte. As often as not we were served one of Italy’s best: LavAzza. So, we bought a big bag of what makes LavAzza’s family proud. I recently made an espresso shot for Luke and he liked it very much, and I’m lapping it up. Funny how a taste triggers memories of place, not the least of which was one of our fine cups on the shore at Positano.
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David Brush

posted September 1, 2008 at 12:31 am


I do not remember having LavAzza distinctly, however my current espresso choice is the Illy brand.



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david

posted September 1, 2008 at 7:49 am


That’s what I buy here in Montreal all the time. It’s a great espresso!! With a nice cream on the top.
I have to admit, when I was in Italy, I had espresso 3-4 times a day, after 3 weeks, I had to take a 6 month sabbatical from it – it felt like it burned my stomach. That was 10 years ago, and after the sabbatical, I resumed to about 1 a day.



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Kansas Bob

posted September 1, 2008 at 8:25 am


Enjoy your caffeinated postings Scot.. maybe you can do a best-of-the-brew or top-10-brews post.



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Warren Hicks

posted September 1, 2008 at 3:02 pm


Hmmmmm, espresso!!!!!



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Lavazza fan

posted September 2, 2008 at 10:52 am


The Lavazza Espresso Point machine looks like a great way to make single shots of espresso…I wish I had one!



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nealb

posted September 3, 2008 at 2:43 am


Nice choice!
A little piece of trivia. it’s also the official coffee of the Swiss Railway (SBB – Schweizerische Bundesbahn). Stewards (like me for the last few months..) wheel their trolleys up and down the train with snacks and an Espresso Point machine attached to a huge battery and supply the needs of espresso-thirsty business travellers all throughout the country!



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