Homemade Caffé Latte
Latte is the Italian variant of coffee with milk. A good Caffè
is always an espresso. Hot milk is poured onto the espresso. The result
is crowned by a little milk foam. Caffè Latte is served in a
glass bigger than the Cappuccino cup.
freshly brewed espresso
Glasses (Capacity around
a separate dish, heat
milk over low heat until very hot, do not boil. If a skin forms on the
surface of the milk, remove it and discard.
espresso between the glasses than pour 1/3 cup hot milk into each. Add
sugar, if desired.
an electric mixer
or wire whisk, beat the remaining hot milk until frothy (unlike the
procedure, the milk should be mixed with less air). Spoon foam into
and dust with cocoa, nutmeg or cinnamon powder.
don't froth the milk, that is our invention, they just use hot milk.
|Did You Know?
and women drink coffee because it adds to their
sense of well-being. It not only smells good and tastes good to all
mankind, heathen or civilized, but all respond to its wonderful
The chief factors in coffee goodness are the
caffein content and the caffeol.
Caffein supplies the principal
stimulant. It increases the capacity for muscular and mental work
without harmful reaction.
The caffeol supplies the flavor and the
aroma—that indescribable Oriental fragrance that wooes us through the
nostrils, forming one of the principal elements that make up the lure
There are several other constituents, including certain
innocuous so-called caffetannic acids, that, in combination with the
caffeol, give the beverage its rare gustatory appeal.