Great ingredient of the traditional italian cuisine. Served chilled on summer, it can also be used as an ingredient for other drinks like café glacé or replace milk in most recipies. (Almond milk is also known in Spain and Taïwan). This drink presents numerous advantages on cow milk : cholesterol free, no saturated fats, Casein free, 50% more Calcium than in cow milk, less caloric (60Kcal) than half-fat milk (86Kcal), OK for lactose intolerants, and no oestrogenic properties like soya milk. More ... read next
Bitter rosso (soda)
Bitter refreshing red soda elaborated from ten aromatic plants. Ingredients : Water, cane sugar, carbonic anhydride, black carot juice, natural flavors, citric acid. Sold by Abbondio, preservative free colorant free classical italian drink from Piemont.
Caffe de orzo
Barley coffee is very popular in Italian bars and easy to find in supermarkets too. Beeing naturally cafeine free, Caffe de orzo is drunk as a decaf.
Classical limonade of Abbondio, elaborated with five varieties of sicilian lemons. This mildly sweetened limonade is refreshing and thirst-quenching.
Typical recipe of Turin. Hot drink with 3 slices : black chocolate, expresso coffee and whipped cream. Pronounce Bicherin :)
Effervescente Brioschi are pellets that allow to restitute a digestive drink with lemon flavour. Refreshing and thirst-quenching, effervescente Brioschi is born more than a hundred years ago. Its anti-acid properties make of it "the favourite product of italians after a good lunch." See also Galeffi effervescent (an other lemon-flavour anti-acid).
Italian soda having he same color than Coca, but prepared with the citrus zests and essence (chinotto fruit) and herbal extracts. The beverage wears a very refreshing and pleasant mild taste. Chinotto (sometimes written chin8) is commercialized by different brands : San Pellegrino (Nestle group), Abbondio, Coca-Cola... Chinotto is called "Brio" in Canada and "Bisleri" in Australia.