Cappuccino, Flat White, and Caffe Latte?
Coffee lovers are everywhere around the world. In case you are exploring the coffee culture, then you might be wondering how each of them is different from the other. As you will come across the terms like Cappuccino, Flat White, and Caffe Latte. Here we will enlighten you with the difference between different coffee types.
|What is a caffe latte?||Caffe Latte is also referred to as latte which is a type of espresso-based drink. It contains 1 to 2 espresso in total and then lightly steamed milk is added to it.|
|How is it served?||Traditionally, it is served in a tall glass but now it is common that you get it in a big cup. Not only the way of serving has changed but the total espresso added in it has changed.|
|Total count of espresso||Traditionally – One espresso and ~250ml glass Modern approach – With two espressos and 350ml cup|
|Foam||One of the major differences between latte, cappuccino, and flat white is the amount of foam in it. In all 3 cappuccino contains it in excess.|
|Who is it best for?||It is coffee with milk and it has a mild coffee flavor. So, if you are just stepping into the world of coffee then this is where you need to start from.|
|Base for flavoured espresso||Latte is also a base for flavored espresso which includes: Caramel latte Cafe Mocha Vanilla latte|
What is the standard amount of foam for different coffees?
Although the type of cup which is used will make a difference, the standard approach which is followed is:
|Caffe latte: 1-2cm of foam|
|Flat white: 1-2cm of foam|
|Cappuccino: 2-4cm of foam|
|Originates from||It is from Australia whereas most of the other coffee drinks are from Italy.|
|How is it served?||Usually, these are served in a glass but a small mug can also be used.|
|Espresso count||The size needs to be around 200ml and the 2 espressos are used for it. This is the reason, it will have a strong coffee lover as compared to the other 2 options.|
|Amount of foam||The total amount of foam needs to be just around ~1cm and not more than that.|
|Perfect to create latte art||A small amount of espresso and little foam is going to make the best drink. Moreover, latte art can be created with this.|
|Where does the name cappuccino come from?||It comes from the Capuchin monks and it is referred to as the color of the cape which reminds the cappuccino surface.|
|How is it served?||From a 150-200ml and with one espresso|
|Amount of foam||The amount should be doubled and it needs to be 2 to 4 cm on the milk top.|
|Standard for cappuccino||1 part espresso 1 part warm milk 1 part foam The adobe mentioned approach is outdated and cappuccino should always come in single espresso.|
Cappuccino is the perfect option to have in your breakfast as the amount of milk is more in it.
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