We have served coffee with milk for centuries, and nowadays, either if you call it cafe latte, melange, café au lait or café com leite, they are all similar coffee based beverages that can be served in every coffee shop all over the world.
Something has led people to believe that flat white are a recently-invented, trendy drink. In fact, it’s just a twist on a cappuccino. In other countries, the ratio of cappuccino got skewed until it became very milky, frothy drink. To get the original intensity back, the flat white was devised in Australia and New Zealand.
A cortado is an espresso cut with warm milk. The ratio of milk to coffee is between 1:1 – 1:2, and the milk is added after the espresso. The word "cortado" is from the Spanish cortar, to cut.
The Chemex is appreciated by many coffee enthusiasts for its low-tech design, allowance for minute control over the brewing process and the ability to filter out the oils and solids from the coffee. Brewing with Chemex is a very simple process and allows you to improve your knowledge about coffee.
The espresso has become synonymous with the Italian coffee and is characterized by the preparation method, which consists essentially in pressing the fine powder of coffee and let the boiling water creates a creamy, rich drink with a pleasant aroma. But how to make a perfect espresso and what are the factors that affecting the taste?
The AeroPress has become a brewing device known world wide for its outstanding coffee with simplicity.
The French press has been considered the best, simplest and quickest way to brew your coffee. It was patented by Italian designer Attilio Calimani in 1929, although two French inventors (Meyer and Delforge) have patented a very similar device in 1852.