Definitions

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  • n. A drink or dessert topped with espresso, and sometimes also with caramel sauce or chocolate sauce

Etymologies

From the Italian (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It features fresh salads, homemade pasta, succulent roast meats and luscious desserts including affogato, which is a dish of vanilla gelato swimming in hot espresso.

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  • Together with his wife, Danielle, he spoiled us with rib-sticking main courses such as cassoulet or rabbit pappardelle they'll cater for vegetarians or special diets if you let them know in advance, and irresistible desserts like melting chocolate pudding or affogato with homemade ice-cream.

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  • If you love a milkshake, and the prospect of iced coffee is enough to turn a dour day upbeat, it's time to embrace the affogato—the Italian version of a grownup soda-fountain drink.

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  • Chicago: Bellezza Gelato Caffe Locals praise the smooth texture and fresh flavors—and the espresso-drenched affogato—at this "Tuscan-style" café.

    In Search Of The Perfect Gelato

  • My weakness is the mocha frappucino "affogato style" - which means the make the drink and pour an extra shot of expresso and mounds of chocolate sauce on top.

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  • I still want to find that cafe that does chocolate obsession affogato - sounds perfect this morning ....

    November 27th, 2005

  • Try the mango pudding, which came on steaming dry ice, but skip the affogato, which tastes like coffee grounds mixed with milk and sugar.

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  • I sneak away to delicious for an affogato: a scoop of vanilla ice cream 'drowning' under 2 shots of espresso.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Aside from the caffeine kick and the sugar rush, the contrasts of the affogato get me going: sweet and bitter, cold and hot.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • An attractive inclusion was an affogato with your choice of liqueur.

    Archive 2005-11-01

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