True love these days can be found in a lot of creative places—online, at a bar, or the old-fashioned way, on a blind date. But to a true coffee lover, the relationship they want and need is found every morning (noon and night, sometimes!) at the bottom of their favorite mug. Black, cream, sugar, foam, no foam, these preferences could easily divide nations, it seems, because people LOVE their coffee a certain and often will not budge on changing it.
Of the 40-odd-varieties of coffee blends available in cafés, Foodism provided you with a peep into 9 popular ones -
A coffee-buff-fad this frothy blend comprises steamed milk and a single shot of coffee
Purported to have originated during the Second World War; it’s prepared by adding hot water to a shot of espresso coffee
An all-time-favourite this one’s from Italy and has got three layers – espresso, steamed milk, and finally the frothed, foamy milk ... topped with sinfully-delicious chocolate!
The purest coffee experience…this one’s prepared by boiling water under high pressure through finely-grounded coffee beans and then poured into a narrow mug
Has its roots in both New Zealand and Australia; it’s made by pouring steamed milk from the bottom of the jug (which is creamy) over a shot of espresso
This one’s brewed with whiskey and sugar, topped with a thick layer of cream
Hot water poured into a cup followed by two shots of espresso ... quite strong and deliciously creamy too!
Macchiato nee Piccolo Latte
The stronger and miniature version of cappuccino, this one’s a shot of espresso topped off with foamed milk dashed directly into the cup
Popular as mocha it’s actually a latte with added chocolate powder or syrup topped with whipped cream
Made by adding two shots of particularly strong espresso together; before pouring whipped cream