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The Coffee Quiz Begins with Tina's Table!

We know we're not the only ones who love coffee but we started wondering what other people are drinking and how coffee is a part of their lives.  So we created a short questionnaire to find out what various folks are doing and thinking when it comes to their coffee rituals.  If you're interested in participating, let me know!

Our first interviewee is a favorite here at Coffee in Italia, Tina from the amazing blog Tina's Table!  Not so strangely in today's world, I got to know Tina via her Instagram feed which is always filled with gorgeous shots of the mouthwatering foods she prepares as well as markets around Italy and places she travels.

But it's the food that keeps you glued to your screen...I've decided I want to go live with her because you couldn't possibly eat better!  This recent post and recipe of hers looked like the perfect antidote to life here in the Northeast...when will winter end?  She's been living in Bologna since 2014 and you'll want to follow her immediately and sign up for her newsletter (conveniently on her homepage)!

Bologna Italy blogger Tina of Tina's Table
Tina from Tina's Table (courtesy of Tina)

What brand (or brands) of coffee do you use at home? List as many as you use regularly. 

Kimbo Napoletano, Mauro, Caffè Vergnano and local torrefazione blends.

What types of coffee or espresso makers are currently in use or taking up space in your home? Check all that apply.

Automatic drip coffee maker



Electric espresso maker

☑️ Stovetop espresso maker/moka pot (e.g. Bialetti)

Pour over coffee maker (e.g. Chemex)

French press


Stovetop percolator

Vacuum coffee maker

Turkish coffee pot


Tell us about your morning coffee routine. For instance, what time do you have your first cup of coffee or espresso? How do you make it? Do you take milk or sweetener? Do you drink it before you officially start your day or do you have it as you're already starting to get things done? Is it a solo or shared experience?

I have a black shot with no sweetener as soon as I can! I usually have a glass of water to start then make coffee!

How much coffee do you drink in a normal day?
☑️ 1-2 cups

3 cups

4 cups

5 cups

Too many to count!

In your experience, which country has the best coffee? Why?
Italy!! I love strong flavors so definitely prefer espresso to watered down American coffee.

When did you start drinking coffee regularly?
In my teens

In my 20s

☑️ In my 30s

In my 40s or later


You can find me at the following places:, @tinastableitaly (Instagram)


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