How to pronounce
Ristretto (Coffee)

Italian term which means shrunk. Related to coffee it means ​that an Espresso is very very short, just an extra strong shot of coffee.
In Italy you can have all these options for your espresso:
Doppio - double the size of a regular espresso
Lungo - an espresso with more water, but still in a small cup
Macchiato - with a dab of frothed milk on top
Corretto - a regular espresso with a drop of Grappa or any other alcoholic beverage.

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