author

Different types of coffee

  • Espresso based drinks are coffees made with a cappuccino machine that share three common ingredients: espresso, steamed milk and foam
  • Americano - This is just a shot of espresso with hot water.
  • Latte - This is an espresso with steamed milk, usually with a shallow pool of foam floating on top.
  • Cafe Mocha - Latte with chocolate flavoring and a cloud of whipped cream
  • Cappuccino- This is an espresso with a thick layer of foamy steamed milk. Traditionally, Italians would consume this type of coffee at breakfast.
  • Frappe - A cold coffee that requires shaking to create its froth.
  • Macchiato - This is a sort of latte but more milky, more foamy and served as a 'layered' coffee, rather than a fully blended one.
  • Ristretto is an espresso shot that is extracted with the same amount of coffee but half the amount of water
  • An affogato is a simple dessert coffee that is treat during summer and after dinner.
  • It is made by placing one big scoop of vanilla ice cream within a single or double shot of espresso:

Don't forget to share this pointer!

View more comments +