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What temperature to froth hemp milk to?

I would follow the same guidelines as cow milk when using any alternative milk. For one you really just can't taste a liquid that is scalding hot, so you might as well not go so toasty. Other than ...
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How to make lattes with plant milk

You need a high-protein plant milk in order to obtain proper froth as the froth is kept in shape by what are essentially entangled protein molecules. According to google, rice milk only has ~10% of ...
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Is it easier to froth full-fat milk?

The short answer is yes. The absence of the milk fats means that the foam will not "coagulate" as easily. The proteins chains in milk are polar: one end of the chain is hydrophilic (...
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What is the difference between Melange and Cappuccino?

Melange describes different beverages with coffee in different places. The Melange from Vienna is indeed very similar to Cappuccino. However, Melange is sometimes not produced using Espresso, but ...
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How should I vary my steaming technique to create the correct ratios of steamed to foamed milk for the drink I wish to create?

You're on the right track for good foam by keeping the tip of the wand close to the surface. To end up with less foam, submerge the tip as the temperature rises and the hiss drops to a whisper; I ...
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Is it easier to froth full-fat milk?

From experience it seems slightly easier and is less runny. The difference for me is pretty negligible with semi-skimmed vs. whole milk. Skimmed on the other hand always ends up quite watery for me, ...
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Can a handheld milk frother produce micro-foam?

It certainly won't compare to a steam wand, but yes you can totally get okay milk texture using one. In all honesty though, I've had better success using a french press. Heat milk via stove stop, put ...
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Is it possible to make a frothy coffee without an espresso machine?

Actually, the silky wet milk foam may be a problem if you cannot easily reach a steam wand. However, froth is quite easy. All you need to do is fill the milk texture with small air bubbles. A nice ...
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What kind of Foam goes best with types of coffee?

It's just a matter of tradition, style and skill. Traditionally the thick, hard foam with bigger bubbles is used in Italy for Cappuccini. Same goes for espresso macchiato. Sometimes the milk foam is ...
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Difference between steam wand and aeroccino frother

Another difference is that the Aerocinno tends to produce firmer and longer-lasting froth compared to a wand. It's designed to provide a one-size-fits-all solution for consumers accustomed to ...
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Why is my dalgona coffee foamy instead of creamy?

Any idea why the foam is not creamy anymore? And I get a froth instead? Could this be due to mixing it on a higher/quicker level? Yes, absolutely. Rudimentary speaking the process of whipping ...
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Inconsistent milk consistency from frother

The short answer here is that that device is not up to the job. Consider how microfoam is typically achieved in coffee shops compared to this device. Espresso shops use steam for a reason. Steam is a ...
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Whenever I froth my milk and pour it into the espresso, it dries and makes water under it. How do I fix that?

Based on the following comment: No Im asking whenever I serve Lattes or capps the froth usually rises to the top and leaves water and espresso under the froth. Im told that this is wrong and Im ...
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Best technique to make latte art with an Aeroccino 3?

Check this out https://youtu.be/X00xSAndJZU I also find that the milk will be separated with the foam quite fast so you need to immediately pour the milk out of the can. Shaking the can also help a ...
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Is it possible to make a frothy coffee without an espresso machine?

As Mayo mentioned above, it is not clear if you meant frothy espresso (with crema) or cappuccino/latte? In the first case. The chepeast and most effective way to make smth like espresso with rich ...
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Difference between steam wand and aeroccino frother

Ok - not having used one of these tabletop frothers, I don't really know how hot they actually get. But I suspect that the difference is down to the steam wand heating the milk more than your frother. ...
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What is the difference between Melange and Cappuccino?

There is in fact a difference which can’t always be seen: A Viennese melange is espresso mixed with hot milk, topped of with milk foam. A Cappuccino is merely espresso topped with (a lot) of milk foam....
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