Question: Is affogato a drink or dessert?

The affogato, your new favorite dessert-beverage hybrid. Like most great Italian dishes, the affogato is a lesson in simplicity. In its classic form, it is the marriage of two delicious essentials: espresso and gelato.

How would you describe affogato?

Affogato literally means “drowned” in Italian. The word is used to describe when a liquid is poured over a food, usually cold food, but it can also describe cooking techniques using minimal liquid at a temperature of 175-185 °F, which should never reach the boiling point.

What is in an affogato?

Ice Cream Espresso Affogato/Main ingredient(s)

How do u eat an affogato?

Traditionally the affogato is served with Fior di Latte gelato. Some people say that the traditional serve is with vanilla ice cream, but this is technically incorrect from the Italian perspective. The hot bitterness of the coffee contrasts beautifully with the cold creaminess of the Flower of the Milk.

How do you pronounce affogato?

0:000:47How to Pronounce Affogato? (CORRECTLY) Italian DessertYouTube

Is an affogato cold?

Classic affogato gets a makeover with cold brew iced coffee, coffee ice cream, and crushed chocolate covered espresso beans! If youve never heard of it, affogato is a traditional Italian dessert made by pouring hot espresso over vanilla gelato. Its delicious, but it melts so quickly!

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