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Espresso Recipe - Americano
Americano is one type of coffee drink that many ardent coffee lovers would love to taste. Preparing this coffee drink is not so difficult and can be readily prepared at home, thereby avoiding the need to go to a nearby coffee shop or restaurant. Hot water is added to espresso...
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What's The Difference Between Mocha, Latte, Frappe, Espresso, And Cappuccino Coffees?
Q: I am a newbie to coffee drinking. I don't like coffees that are really strong. When I get coffee, I always add cream, sugar and flavorings, if they are available. What do you reccomend?
A: Espresso-brewed by compression with steam (pretty strong). Latte- steamed milk and espresso Cappuccino-foamed milk and espresso(if made correctly it will weigh next to nothing) Mocha- a latte with chocolate sauce(sometimes choc. milk is used instead Frappe-a drink blended with ice...these come in many varieties but are most commonly found with vanilla or chocolate) I would recomend a Mocha, if you like chocolate or a vanilla(or other flavored) Latte. I don't know, I would just like to be able to buy flavored coffee again. It seems a lot of cafes will sell Cappuccino, Frappaccino, Machiato, Chococcino, Alpacino, everything coffee related under the sun except REGULAR COFFEE! The difference between a Cappuccino and Latte are simple: both have Espresso and milk, but the milk content is what makes the difference. The Latte has more, and has a creamier taste. The Cappuccino has less milk, and a stiff head of foam, whereas the Latte has a short head of foam. All a Mocha brings is the addition of chocolate (usually syrup). A Macchiato is Espresso with a little steamed milk on the top. Espresso is a drink that is brewed by forcing hot water into very finely ground coffee. The name came from the method of brewing ('express') and because of the coffee grounds under pressure. A Frappe is made from ice cream, milk and flavored syrup, usually. It may also contain coffee or coffee flavoring. A Latte is half milk, half Espresso. A Frappe is iced, but I'm not sure what else. A Mocha has chocolate. Espresso is very strong, but when it's a Latte, not so strong, so I'd reccommend that for you. A Cappuccino is an Espresso with steamy foamed milk on top, I believe. So you should try a Latte or a Mocha Latte, and add any flavorings you want, like hazlenut (I love it), vanilla, or almond. If you like a cold ones, the Frappucinos are sorta like a milkshake, and I dont think they're that strong, I usually add extra Espresso shots to mine. You can add any extra flavorings you want to those, too, and they're delicious.