Recipes

espresso coffee

Espresso

Espresso as its name indicates, is a coffee prepared to be tasted on the moment. An espresso prepared with the illy blend is stimulating but has a caffeine content lower that other blends.

Ingredients: Coffee powder ground at the moment
The ideal volume is 25-30cc

cappuccino

Cappuccino

An illy espresso served in a large cup with abundant warm emulsified milk.

Ingredients: an illy espresso and 110cc warm emuslsified milk.

It can be decorated with cocoa. It is better to add the cocoa powder before the milk.

Espresso lungo

Espresso lungo

An illy espresso served with a small pitcher of warm water.
Ingredients: un espresso illy
The ideal volume is 33cc

Espresso ristretto

Espresso ristretto

An illy espresso in which the volume is markedly reduced.
Ingredients: un espresso illy
The ideal volume is 20cc.

Doppio espresso

Doppio espresso

Two illy espresso served in a medium-sized cup.
Ingredients:two illy espresso
The maximum volume is 50-60cc.

 
Deceffeinato

Deceffeinato

A decaffeinated coffee is acoffe in which the 100% arabica blend is the same, but from which the caffeine has been removed (max content 0.05%)
Ingredients: a decafeinatted illy espresso.
You can replace normal espresso with decaffeinated coffee in all preparations.

Gocciato

Gocciato

An illy espresso with the addition of a drop of warm emulsified milk.
Ingredients:

  • an illy espresso
  • 5cc warm emusified milk
Macchiato freddo

Macchiato freddo

An illy espresso with the addition of cold milk on the side.
Ingredients:

  • an illy espresso
  • 10cc milk on the side
 
Macchiato caldo

Macchiato caldo

An illy espresso with the addition of abundant warm emulsifiel milk.
Ingredients:

  • an illy espresso
  • 25cc warm emulsified milk

It resembles a reduced version of a cappuccino and can be with cocoa.

Capo triestino

Capo triestino

An illy espresso with the addition of abundant warm emulsifiel milk.
Ingredients:

  • an illy espresso
  • 55cc warm emulsified milk

Generally consumed by persons who prefer to drink coffee in a glass and want a longer macchiato caldo.

Con panna

Con panna

An illy espresso served with a cup of whipped cream on the side.
Ingredients:

  • an illy espresso
  • 30cc of unsweetened whipped cream
 
Corretto

Corretto

An illy espresso served with a glass of liqueur.
Ingredients:

  • an illy espresso
  • 20cc liqueur
All'americana

All'americana

An illy espresso served in a large cup and diluted with hot water.
Ingredients: an illy espresso
Hot water served separately

Marocchino

Marocchino

An illy espresso served in a glass with the addition of dense hot chocolate and warm emulsified milk.
Ingredients:

  • an illy espresso
  • 15cc of dense, sweetened warm chocolate
  • 40cc warm emulsified milk

First pour the hot chocolate, then the espresso, then the milk froth and sprinkle with cocoa.

 
Cappuccino viennese

Cappuccino viennese

An illy espresso with theaddition of warm emulsified milk and whipped cream, sprinkled with cocoa powder.
Ingredients:

  • an illy espresso
  • 65cc warm emulsified milk
  • 20cc unsweetened whipped cream

Served in the sam ecup used for cappuccino but with less froth and less milk to compensate the volume of cream.

Caffelatte

Caffelatte

An illy espresso with the addition of arm emulsified milk. Can be served in glasses of different formats.
Ingredients:

  • an illy espresso
  • warm emulsified milk

A caffelatte is different from a cappuccino because it has less foam, and from a latte macchiato because if has more coffee. The amount of milk varies according to the container in which it is served.
Pour first the espresso and then the milk to fill the glass.

Latte macciato

Latte macciato

Warm emulsified milk served in a cappuccino cup accompanied by a small pitcher of espresso coffee.
Ingredients:

  • an illy espresso
  • 120cc of warm emulsified milk

Serving the illy espresso separately allows you to choose the amount of espresso to add to the milk.

 
Shakerato

Shakerato

The best way to enjoy a cold espersso.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso (or 2 illy espresso - 50cc)
  • 10cc liquid sugar, preferably brown sugar
  • 10 cubes of ice

Prepare a long espresso. Mix all the ingredients in the saker and shake well (at least 40 vigorous movements). Pour the contents into a glass through a stainer.

Frappe al caffe

Frappe al caffe

A foam of cold coffee and ice, emulsified immediately before serving.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso (or 2 illy espresso - 50cc)
  • 20cc liquid sugar
  • 6-7 cubes of ice

Crush the ice and mix in a blender with the liquid sugar and the espresso for about one minute (until it reaches a cremy consistency). Gently pour into the glass.

Greco originale

Greco originale

A more substantial iced coffee.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso (or 2 illy espresso - 50cc)
  • 50cc liquid cream
  • 5 cubes of crushed ice
  • 5cc liquid sugar (optional)

Crush the ice and place in the glass, pour the coffee then the cream without mixing them and finish with the cocoa powder.

 
Ritorno

Ritorno

Altrenative to the classic Black Russian.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso
  • 20cc rum
  • 20cc Benedictine
  • 10cc liquid sugar
  • 4 cubes of ice

Mix all the ingredients in the shaker and shake well. Pour the contents into a glass with the ice.

Sorbetto al caffee

Sorbetto al caffee

A thirst - quenching drink with strong taste of coffee.
Ingredients:

  • 50 illy espresso (1.25 liters)
  • 500g white sugar
  • 3 liters of water

Prepare the coffee and mix with the sugar, leave to cool, add the water and put in the whisk machine at 0°C. During the night set the temperature at 2°C.

Granita al caffee - traditional

Granita al caffee - traditional

Refreshing and thirst0quenching drink typical of southern Italy, to be tasted with a spoon, possibly with cream.
Ingredints:

  • 30 illy espresso (875 cc Liters)
  • 150g white sugar

Pour the warm coffe info a freezer container and add the sugar. Place in the freezer, mic from time to time with a non-metalic spatula until it reaches a semi-solid consistency, with visible ice crystals.
The granita should be consumed withing two days because the iced coffee can oxidize.

 
Cristina

Cristina

A strong after-dinner drink.
Ingredients:

  • 30 illy espresso with sugar
  • 20cc white grappa
  • 20cc Campari
  • 20cc fresh liquid cream
  • ice

Lightly whip the liquid cream in the shaker. Mix the other ingredients in the mixing glass and pour into a chilled glass. Use the stainer to filter the ice.

Beatrice

Beatrice

An alternative to the classic Alexander.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso lightly sugared
  • 20cc vodka
  • 20cc Grand Marnier
  • 20cc fresh liquid cream
  • 10 cubes of ice

Lightly whip the liquid cream in the shaker. Mix the other ingredients in the mixing glass and pour into a chilled glass. Use the stainer to filter the ice. Gently pour the cream. Garnish with two roasted coffee beans.

Coffee time

Coffee time

Similar to Beatrice but with Cointreau.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso lightly sugared
  • 20cc vodka
  • 20cc Cointreau
  • 20cc fresh liquid cream
  • 10 cubes of ice

Lightly whip the liquid cream in the shaker. Mix the other ingredients in the mixing glass and pour into a chilled glass. Use the stainer to filter the ice. Gently pour the cream. Garnish with orange zest.

 
Nadar

Nadar

A creamy ice cream-based cocktail.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso
  • 2 tea-spoons of vanilla ice cream
  • 40cc brandy

Mix all the ingredients in a blender and pour into a chilled glass. Sprinkle with cocoa.

Affogato

Affogato

Two tea-spoons of vanilla ice cream immersed in hot coffee.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso
  • 2 tea-spoons of vanilla ice cream

Put the two tea-spoons of ice cream in a glass and pour on the hot espresso coffee.

Moko

Moko

A creamy ice cream-based cocktail.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso
  • 2 tea-spoons of vanilla ice cream
  • 20cc coffee liqueur
  • 20cc rum

Mix all the ingredients in a blender and pour into a chilled glass. Sprinkle with cocoa.

 
Noir

Noir

A creamy ice cream-based cocktail.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso
  • 2 tea-spoons of Baileys ice cream
  • 40cc Grand Marnier

Mix all the ingredients in a blender and pour into a chilled glass and garnish with a slice of mandarin.

Ossessione

Ossessione

A creamy ice cream-based cocktail.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso
  • 2 tea-spoons of Baileys ice cream
  • 40cc whisky
  • 10cc fresh liquid cream

Mix all the ingredients in a blender, pour into a chilled glass. Garnish with two roasted coffee beans.

Choko

Choko

A creamy ice cream-based cocktail.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso
  • 2 tea-spoons of chocolate ice cream
  • 40cc liquid coffee

Mix all the ingredients in a blender, pour into a chilled glass. Pare a 10cm piece of lemon zest, knot it and place as a garnish.

 
New age

New age

A creamy ice cream-based cocktail.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso
  • 2 tea-spoons of vanilla ice cream
  • 40cc irish whisky
  • cocoa powder

Mix all the ingredients in a blender, pour into a chilled glass. Pare a 10cm piece of lemon zest, knot it and place as a garnish.

Irish coffee

Irish coffee

A classic where the doses are adapted to the correct volume of espresso.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso
  • 60cc irish whisky
  • 2 tea-spoons of brown sugar
  • 20cc fresh liquid cream

Lightly whip the cream in the special shaker. Warm the whisky and sugar directly in the glass. Pour the espresso and finally the cream, leaving it on the surface (if necessary use a tea-spoon). Garnish with two coffee beans and a sprinkling of cocoa.

Keoke

Keoke

A sweeter version of irish coffee.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso
  • 30cc cocoa cream
  • 30cc coffee liqueur
  • 20cc fresh liquid cream

Lightly whip the cream in the special shaker. Warm the cocoa cream and the coffee liqueur with steam directly in the glass. Pour the espresso and finally the cream, leaving it on the surface (if necessary use a tea-spoon). Garnish with a sprinkling of cocoa.

 
Giamaicano

Giamaicano

A more aromatic version of irish Coffee.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso
  • 30cc rum
  • 30cc coffee liqueur
  • 20cc fresh liquid cream
  • 2 teaspoon of brown sugar

Lightly whip the cream in the special shaker. Warm the rum, the liqueur and the sugar with steam directly in the glass. Pour the espresso and finally the cream, leaving it on the surface (if necessary use a teaspoon). Garnish with the brown sugar.

Massicano

Massicano

Similar to Irish Coffee, with more flavour.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso
  • 30cc tequila
  • 30cc coffee liqueur
  • 20cc fresh liquid cream
  • 2 teaspoon of brown sugar

Lightly whip the cream in the special shaker. Warm the tequila, the liqueur and the sugar with steam directly in the glass. Pour the espresso and finally the cream, leaving it on the surface (if necessary use a teaspoon). Garnish with the brown sugar.

Amore

Amore

The Italian version of Irish Coffee.
Ingredients:

  • 30cc illy espresso
  • 60cc Amaretto di Saronno
  • 60cc fresh liquid cream

Lightly whip the cream in the special shaker. Warm the Amaretto di Saronno, with steam directly in the glass. Pour the espresso and finally the cream, leaving it on the surface (if necessary use a teaspoon). Garnish with the two roasted coffee beans.

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