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Italian Soda - A Refreshing Change of Pace


An Italian Soda is a combination of club soda or sparkling water and flavored syrup. Traditional Italian cream sodas or cremosas are topped with about 1/2 oz of half Best Replica Handbags and half or heavy cream.

You can't talk about Italian Sodas without talking about Torani® flavored syrups. Back in 1925, an Italian couple named Rinaldo and Ezilda Torre began making flavored syrups in the back of their North Beach (San Francisco) grocery store. They used recipes from their homeland for these syrups and when they combined the syrups with sparkling water and ice, the classic Italian Soda was introduced to the United States.

While Italian Soda has been enjoyed in this country for over 75 years, it wasn't until the early 80s that they, along with other flavored café drinks gained popularity. When it comes to specialty drinks, Lattés and Mochas are much more popular, but when you're looking for something different, ask for an Italian Soda at your favorite Café. On Guam, Italian Soda is available at Hava Java Café and other fine establishments.

Making Italian Soda at home doesn't involve any special machinery like you would need for a Latté or Mocha. With some ice, club soda Buy Louis Vuitton Handbags and your favorite flavored syrup, you can enjoy this beverage at home! Here are some recipes from Torani.com that you can try at home.

Raspberry Italian Soda

1 oz (2 Tbs) Torani® Raspberry syrup
8 oz (1 cup) sparkling water or club soda

Fill a 16 oz glass about 3/4 full with ice. Add water and Torani® and stir. Garnish with mint if desired. Yields 1 16 oz serving.

Notes: You may use any Torani® fruit flavor for this refreshing drink.

Tangy Italian Soda

8 oz (1 cup) sparkling water best fake handbags or club soda
2 oz (4 Tbs) Torani® Pomegranate syrup

Combine ingredients in a tall glass filled with ice and stir. Yields 1 16 oz serving.

Torani® Cranberry Lime Soda

3/4 oz (1 1/2 Tbs) Torani® Cranberry syrup
1/4 oz (1 1/2 tsp) Torani® Lime syrup
8 oz (1 cup) sparkling water or club soda

Fill a 16 oz glass about 3/4 full with ice. Add water and Torani® and stir. Garnish with the orange twist. Yields 1 16 oz serving.

Torani® Italian Root Beer Crush

1 oz (2 Tbs) Torani® Classic Root Beer syrup
1/2 oz (1 Tbs) Torani® Tiramisu syrup
1/2 oz (1 Tbs) Torani® Amaretto syrup
4 oz (1/2 cup) sparkling water or club soda

Fill a 16 oz glass about 3/4 full with ice. Add water, Torani® replica louis vuitton handbags and stir. Yields 1 16 oz serving.

 

 
   
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