While most people seem to be drinking coffee, for those who aren’t familiar with all of the types out there, going into a coffee shop can be downright confusing. So, what is the difference? Well, take a look and you’ll see, and maybe you can order with more confidence the next time you pay a visit to your local coffee shop.
Espressos are one of the most common drinks in the world, and they are made with an espresso machine. They use expresso, steamed milk, and foam to create the drinks, with the only difference being the amount of each item used.
Cappuccinos use equal parts of all three ingredients, Espressos have more espresso and only a bit of milk on top, and macchiatos have a lot of foam and only a bit of espresso. Finally, latte minot nd drinks are mostly raw milk and a hint of espresso. There are several variations on these drinks, but those are the basics.
There’s also the mocha, which is the baby of cappuccinos and hot chocolates, where chocolate powder is used with the espresso shot and other ingredients. If you like it colder, then you can get an affogato, which is a scoop of vanilla ice cream with some espresso placed in a cup. You’ll need a spoon for obvious reasons there.
Depending on your taste buds and what you want to get out of the coffee (an after-dessert cooldown, a shot of energy or something sweet) you’ll have to pick the right drink for you. It might be a bit hard on your taste buds if you’ve never had coffee before, but once you add or subtract anything that doesn’t work for you, you might find the perfect pick me up drink after a long hard day.