Latte, espresso, cappuccino - there are so many different types of coffee it becomes a language itself and the choices more exciting.
Espresso-based coffees are made with a cappuccino machine that share espresso, steamed milk and foam in varying proportions.
- Espresso (Short Black): The espresso is the foundation and the most important part to every espresso-based drink. An espresso consists of one shot of espresso in an espresso cup.
- Double Espresso (Doppio): A double espresso is just that, two espresso shots in one cup.
- Short Macchiato: A short macchiato is similar to an espresso but with a dollop of steamed milk and foam to mellow the harsh taste of an espresso.
- Long Macchiato: A long macchiato is the same as a short macchiato but with a double shot of espresso in a tumbler glass or cup and a dollop of steamed milk and foam on top.
- Ristretto: A ristretto is an espresso shot that is extracted with the same amount of coffee but half the amount of water. It is a more concentrated and darker espresso extraction.
- Americano Long Black (Americano): A long black is an espresso shot extracted on top of the hot water.
- Café Latte: "Latte" for short, is an espresso-based drink with steamed milk and micro-foam added to the coffee. It is much sweeter compared to an espresso due to the steamed milk.
- Cappuccino: Similar to a latte except a cappuccino has more foam and chocolate placed on top of the drink and made in a cup.
- Flat White: A flat white is made like a cappuccino but without any foam or chocolate on top.
- Piccolo Latte: A café latte made in an espresso cup. This means it has a very strong but mellowed down espresso taste due to the steamed milk and micro foam within it.
- Mocha: A mocha is a mix between a cappuccino and a hot chocolate. It is made by putting mixing chocolate powder with an espresso shot and then adding steamed milk and micro-foam into the beverage.
Why not try something new for your daily fix?