Cuban espresso

Cuban Coffee

A cuban espresso is an espresso beverage that is sweetened with sugar. For a traditional cuban espresso, the sugar needs to be natural, brown, demerara sugar. Cuban espresso can be prepared with an electric espresso machine or by using a …

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Café Romano

Espresso Romano

The café Romano is an espresso beverage with a squeeze of lemon juice added that is served with a lemon wedge. Although the name suggests the café Romano comes from Rome or even Romania, it is in fact of American …

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Vienna

Vienna Coffee

A Vienna coffee is a cream based espresso beverage. It is prepared by adding whipped cream to a double shot of espresso. The cream is then infused with the espresso until the cup is full. The whipped cream replaces milk …

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Breve

The breve coffee is a coffee beverage that is comparable to the caffè latte. The breve was invented as an Americanised version of the latte, where half n’ half milk and cream is used instead of only using milk. This …

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Black eye

A black eye coffee is a standard cup of filter coffee with a double shot of espresso poured on top. The black eye is so named because the double espresso shot has the appearance of a black eye when it …

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Red eye

Red Eye Coffee

In coffee terms a red eye refers to a coffee beverage that consists of a regular cup of drip filter coffee with an espresso shot added to it. This coffee is named the red eye because of the extra caffeine …

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Cortado

A cortado is an espresso based beverage that may refer to any espresso and milk combination in small quantities. Most commonly, it consists of a single espresso with an equal amount of steamed or scalded milk that does not contain …

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Pour over coffee

Pour Over Coffee

Pour over coffee is a type of filter coffee that is brewed manually, using a pour over coffee maker. Some popular pour over coffee makers are the Chemex, the Hario V60 and the Kalita Wave. A pour over coffee maker …

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Latte macchiato

Latte Macchiato

The latte macchiato is a coffee beverage that is similar to the caffè latte and is a longer version of the caffè macchiato, also known as the espresso macchiato. These three beverages are often confused for one another. As with …

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Irish coffee

Irish Coffee

Irish coffee is a coffee cocktail or coffee liquor made of black coffee, sugar and whiskey and topped with cream. Although the modern Irish coffee as we know it today was created sometime in the 20th century, likely in the …

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Iced mocha

Iced Mocha

The iced mocha is a variant of the iced latte and another beverage that would fall into the bracket of iced coffee. As with hot lattes and hot mochas, the iced mocha differs to the iced latte in that chocolate …

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Iced Latte

Iced Latte At Cafe Reno

An iced latte typically refers to a beverage that is prepared with freshly brewed, hot espresso and chilled milk over ice. This drink is very typical in the United States. An iced latte is not prepared using steamed, micro foamed …

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Frappé

Cafe Frappe

The frappé is traditionally a coffee beverage chilled with ice in some way. The French word use has been documented from the start of the 19th century. However, it is generally accepted these days that the café frappé is a …

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Flat white

Flat White

The flat white is a milk based espresso drink that is comparable to the latte. It is typically served in a smaller cup than a latte and is prepared using a double shot of espresso. Therefore the beverage is more …

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Espresso Macchiato

Espresso Macchiato

The espresso macchiato is a coffee espresso drink with a small amount of steamed milk, usually as foam, on top. The word “macchiato” in Italian means stained or spotted. The espresso macchiato, therefore, means “stained espresso”, due to the milk …

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Espresso con panna

Espresso Con Panna

Espresso con panna means “espresso with cream” in Italian. As the name suggests, the beverage consists of a single or double shot of espresso topped with whipped cream. Some other common variations of this name would be the café Vienne …

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Café au lait

1440px Café Au Lait

The café au lait is a beverage that stems from the same tradition as the café con leche of Spain and the milchkaffee of Germany. The name café au lait is a French term that means “coffee with milk”. It …

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Caffè Mocha

Caffe Moka

Caffè Mocha is a variation of the caffè latte, which is similarly prepared with espresso coffee and steamed milk but has the addition of chocolate, normally in the form of cocoa powder. The classic mocha is then topped with cappuccino …

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Caffè Latte

Cafe Latte

Caffè Latte is a drink commonly prepared with one third espresso and two thirds steamed milk. The name is a portmanteau of the Italian words Caffè, which means coffee, and Latte, which means milk. Internationally, the name is commonly shortened …

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Affogato

Affogato

Affogato is an Italian type of coffee. An affogato in its purest sense is just two ingredients – ice cream and coffee. Affogato is prepared by pouring a shot of freshly brewed hot espresso over a scoop of vanilla gelato …

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Joshua Spink

Joshua Spink

Joshua Spink is an Irish opera singer and writer. His specialist topics are coffee, food, wellness and culture. His love for coffee comes from growing up in his parent’s coffee shop and working as a barista for several years in …

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Kalita

Coffee Company Kalita are a Japanese coffee equipment company that specialize in drip coffee appliances. They were first established in 1958 in Tokyo. They are perhaps most famous for the Kalita Wave, which is a type of manual pour over …

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Long black

Long Black

A long black is a style of coffee, most commonly found in Australia, New Zealand and Brazil. It is now becoming available in the UK, predominantly in London. A long black was supposedly created in Italy to please American tourists …

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Surface area

Surface area is the measurement of the total area (faces or curved surface) of a solid figure. Surface area is normally talked about in coffee brewing in regard to grinding coffee. The purpose of grinding coffee is to increase the …

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