Blends for the Coffee-Buff
The sheer bliss which the aroma and taste of coffee brings to a coffee-lover cannot be described in words.
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
A lot can happen over coffee…eh?