Gnocchi, ravioli, bruschetta, tiramisu we know the drill when it comes to eating like an Italian. But drinking like one? Check out our favourite Italian tipples to get you started in style
The Negroniis a classic aperitif. Pourequal parts gin, Campariand vermouth over ice and you have a pleasantly bitter and balanced tipple to start an evening. Serves one.
Add ice to a glass. Pour over ingredients and garnish with orange peel.
The Aperol Spritz is never flavour of the month in Italy, it's the flavour of every month. Serves one.
Place ice in a glass. Top with Aperol, prosecco and add a splash of soda. Garnish with a slice of orange.
The Bellini was invented in Venice in 1948and since then it has been a widelyadored Italian treasure. Serves one.
60ml peach puree
Pour puree into a glass. Slowly top with prosecco.
Originally namedthe "Milano Torino" the Americano has been around since the 1860s and is a delicious example of an Italian aperitif with its perfect balance of bitter and sweet. Serves one.
30ml sweet vermouth
Stir vermouth and Campari with ice in a glass. Top with soda water. Garnish with a peel of orange.
Easy to make and just as easy to sip, the Espresso Martini is a beautifulend to a meal. The caffeine kick is balanced perfectlywith the smoothness of Kahlua. Serves one.
30ml cooled espresso coffee
coffee beans, for garnish
Place vodka, espresso and Kahlua in a cocktail shaker wth ice. Shake. Strain into a glass and top with coffee beans.