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Questions tagged [latte]

All about caffè lattes: a beverage of espresso and steamed milk.

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Problems with latte art

I'm using a low-end machine with pressurized portafilter and started two weeks ago to try the latte art. I'm aware of the basic steps and I have seen a lot of videos but no success at all drawing ...
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Best technique to make latte art with an Aeroccino 3?

I want to know which are the best practices to make latte art with the Aeroccino 3. Which level of milk is optimal? Should I use the maximum for hot mark, maximum for cold mark or somewhere below or ...
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How can I improve this latte?

I have this Delonghi espresso machine. After much trial and error, I have got to the point where my I am able to make cappuccinos and lattes with a milk texture which is pleasing to taste. In order ...
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Cafe latte with 0% fat milk?

Is it possible to order cafe latte with 0% fat milk? Or most places would say that is not latte etc Would the taste be bad?
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How to make lattes with plant milk

I have just bought a VonChef Milk Frother. I am not sure if I am doing something wrong but the following happens when I put milk into the machine up to the maximum and press go: Hemp - it just seems ...
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Latte: Milk before or after coffee?

When making a latte, I've seen baristas make it: With espresso shot first and then milk and art on top (served in a normal cup) Milk first and espresso shot poured on top (served in a long glass with ...
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Getting large volume lattes

So, I'm usually a pourover-coffee drinker, and I know a little bit more about that side of the spectrum … but lately (somewhat to my own shame) I've gotten into Starbucks lattes. Like, ‘more than one ...
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Is there a “standard” ratio of espresso to milk in a latte?

If I order a caffè latte from a coffee shop, will it always be the same strength? As in the same ratio of espresso to milk? For example, I think I heard that Starbucks UK use more espresso than is ...
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What causes the crema in my latte to appear so charred?

My latest attempt at creating latte art (admittedly theres still room for improvement). My question is, what is causing the crema around the milk to have such a charred look to it? It isn't ...
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What is the next best milk substitute for a latte?

I used to drink lattes every day and realized the milk (lactose) was making me feel bad. I'm looking for a good substitute that will steam well, taste good, and be nice for making latte art. What will ...
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What qualities do I need from an espresso machine or steam wand in order to produce good latte art?

I'm learning to brew coffee, and one of my aspirations is to be able to brew a good, solid cup of latte, with the milk foamed just right all the way through. I'm getting there, but beyond that point, ...
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Why are lattes often served in big, wide cups?

Lattes are often served in a cup that looks like this: Apart from size, is there a particular reason for the shape of the cup? I know that, with cocktails, the many different cocktail glasses you can ...
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Milk quantity and consistency in cortado, cappuccino and latte

I am often asked whether these three drinks have the same milk quantity and/or consistency and where the difference really lies between these preparations. I would assume that quantity is increased ...