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Questions tagged [milk]

Coffee beverages prepared with milk from any source (cow, soy, or other animal or plant) used in the preparation of coffee. Sometimes steamed, frothed, foamed, or other preparation.

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Milk in place of water

What would happen if one were to substitute milk in place of water for the following brewing methods: Percolating/Moka pot; Pour over; Aeropress; French Press Would it extract anything from the ...
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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 ...
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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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Why does instant coffee need more milk/sugar to get desired taste?

This morning I brewed some coffee at work using a pour-over and noticed that the amount of milk and sugar required to get the desired taste and whiteness was significantly less. I do not mean ...
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How to avoid soya milk curdling in coffee?

I like to make a coffee with soya milk. Sometimes when I add the milk to the coffee it curdles, i.e. it separates into lumps floating in translucent liquid. This tastes and looks a bit strange (but is ...
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Pannarello wand on Delonghi Dedica EC685 for latte art

I've read online that removing the sleeve of the pannarello wand and just using the inner rubber as a wand can create better micro foam, I was excited to try as I couldn't get my EC685 wand to produce ...
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Why must the milk be frothed?

Nearly every coffee machine has the milk go through this device which not only heats it up but causes it to froth up. Why is this important for a coffee? What's wrong with just heated milk?
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Storing cream in my office

I have a coffee maker in my office, but no fridge for my cream! Unfortunately, even a mini/bar fridge would be too big for my office. What other options do I have for keeping cream good for 8-10 ...
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How to make a delicious cold coffee from ground coffee?

I am new to coffee drinking and I just checked what I am drinking till now is instant coffee. So, I was wondering is it possible to make cold coffee? Not cold brew, just a normal cold coffee with ...