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Freddo greco

Greece

Greece's favourite cold drink

This iced variation of coffee is a real cure-all during the hot summer days and it's very popular throughout Greece.

Ingredients

  1. 1 double shot espresso
  2. 2 spoons sugar
  3. 5 or 6 ice cubes

Method

Prepare the double shot espresso, add the sugar to the coffee and stir with a whisk and then add the ice

Service

Serve in a 250 ml glass

Curiosity

It was first created accidentally in 1857; as boiling water was unavailable, Dimitri Vakondios combined instant coffee, cold water and sugar in a shaker. That's how Greece's favourite cold drink was born!