ESPRESSO TERMS

Espresso: 
A single shot of espresso is about 30ml. It should take about 18 - 25 seconds for the water to pass through the coffee.

 

Ristretto:

This is a short shot. The name means "restricted" and it is the first part of the espresso as water starts to flow through the coffee.
 

Caffe Macchiato:

A single shot of espresso with the addition of foamy milk.
( Macchiato means "stained" in italian)

 

Americano:

Hot water, topped with a shot of espresso


Cappuccino:

In Italy it is a single shot of espresso with foamy milk added.

 

Caffe Latte:

A single shot of espresso topped with milk. There should be 1cm of foam on top.

 

Latte Macchiato:

A tall glass of steam warmed milk is "stained" with a shot of espresso or ristrotto.

 

Caffe Con Pana:

A single shot of espresso with whiped cream.

 

A great cup of coffee is part art, part science, part romance combined with love for a great bean chosen and roasted to perfection then blended to give the ultimate taste experience. All of this done  by our Master Roaster trained in the old traditional italian ways. 

Now that's Amore

 

 

IN 1981 CASA DEL CAFFE WAS ESTABLISHED IN VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA;  CANADA BY VINCENT GENTILE.

This followed his five year apprenticeship as a coffee roaster in Italy where he studied and mastered the fine art of coffee roasting in its true Italian Tradition, Ensuring "La Vitta e Bella".

CASA DEL CAFFE is British Columbia owned corporation and has earned a reputation for quality coffee and dedicated service.

 

OUR MISSION:

 

Before a perfect cup of coffee can be brewed, the beans must be carefully selected, roasted, blended and ground to perfection. We use only the top Arabica beans from around the world. Each shipment is subjected to a rigorous battery of testing. 
Our inspectors continuously scrutinize our product to ensure it meets our exacting standards and is guaranteed to please the palates of your increasingly sophisticated coffee patrons.

 

Let CASA DEL CAFFE be a member of your team in achieving the ultimate taste experience of a great cup of coffee.

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