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Latte Art: A Quick Explanation

We’ve all walked into a local coffee shop to order a latte and received a beautiful flower, heart or leaf design. These designs are popular and leave many casual coffee drinkers scratching their head. How does the barista make these appealing patterns by simply pouring milk into espresso? Depending on the milk, the espresso, and … Read more

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Coffee vs. Espresso: What’s The Difference

For centuries, we’ve been reaching for a cup of joe in the morning. This rich, bold drink gives you the energy you need to start the day, and can be the perfect mid-day refresh. For some people, a pitch-black cup of drip coffee is the perfect wake-up call, and for others, a large caramel macchiato … Read more

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Different Types of Coffee Explained

Everyone needs a little pick-me-up from time to time. Whether it’s a cup of joe in the morning or a mid-afternoon caffeine boost, the average American drinks over 2 cups of coffee per day. While some people opt for straight black coffee, many of us opt for different types of coffee such as crafted espresso … Read more

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Make Latte Art At Home Without a Machine

Today I’m going to show you how to make cappuccino and latte art at home without an espresso machine. After the instructions on how to make latte art at home, I’m going to show you 10 great tips that you can use when making coffee at home. What you’re going to need in order to … Read more

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Make Latte Art: Basic Tutorial For Beginners

The first thing that you need to know about is a few espresso extraction techniques. This is what you’re going to be pouring the milk into. If you don’t have a good shot of espresso, you’re going to have a hard time pouring some clearly defined art into your coffee. There are four basic things … Read more