There are two main different methods of making an Italian coffee at home, using two archetypal coffeepots: the Napoletana and the Moka, and each has its rules and "secrets" to make a perfect beverage.
How to make Italian coffee
Coffee is a rite, and preparing it is a true art with its own rules, first of all the traditional three C's: "comodo , carico e caldo" (cozy, strong, hot), or, in Neapolitan slang, "comm' ca** coce" (wow if it's hot).
Especially in southern Italy, coffee is not a mere caffeine intake to start the day or take a break, but a time for companionship, with friends or families waiting together for the beverage to be ready, with its unique Italian flavour spreading in the air.
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