Italian Meals – 14 WORDS FOR ITALIAN BREAKFAST





VOCABULARY

1. cappuccino
2 caffè
3 caffellatte
4 cornetto
5 cornetto semplice /vuoto
6 cornetto ripieno
7 cornetto ripieno alla marmellata
8 cornetto ripieno alla crema
9 cornetto ripieno al cioccolato
10 cornetto al miele
11 brioche
12 granita alla mandorla

 

 


Breakfast in Italy is not a huge meal like it is elsewhere.

It usually includes espresso made at home with a stove top moka, milk, dunking biscuits or bread, fresh fruit or juice.

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Espresso-Maker-Directions

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(1) Caffellatte and (2) caffè made with the (3) moka are the more common choices for drinks,

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Cappuccino Caffellatte

 

Italians often consume their breakfast out in the thousands of bars  where they serve (4) cappuccino and croissant or (5) cornetto.

Both the croissant and the cornetto are breakfast pastries. Normally you can just ask a (6) cornetto semplice (“simple”).

The cornetto semplice is also known as the (7) cornetto vuoto (“empty”), to contrast it with various types of (8) cornetti ripieni (“filled”).

These include (9) cornetto alla crema (with custard), (10) cornetto alla marmellata (with jam, marmalade), (11) cornetto al miele (with honey), and (12) cornetto al cioccolato.

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Cornetti are sometimes called (13) brioche in some northern parts of Italy, though in Naples, Sicily and parts of south the name “brioche” is used for a pastry.

In Sicily they eat it with a (14) granita alla mandorla (almond granita).

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Granita alla mandorla” (almond granita)


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La colazione a casa
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la colazione al bar

 

 

 

 

 



Don’t be scared to attempt a few words in Italian, locals find your accent very charming!

And as long as you engage them in conversation, Italians will always be hospitable and go out of their way to oblige your requests.


ASKING IN A BAR:

May I have…  Posso avere…
…some milk … del latte?
…some sugar … dello zucchero?
…some artificial sweetener …del dolcificante?
…some butter  …del burro?
…some jam?  …della marmellata?

 





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