Types of coffee and coffee drinks

Types of coffee and coffee drinks

Cafe con Leche - Portuguese or Spanish black coffee with sugar and milk.

Demi-creme - coffee with cream or milk in equal proportions.

Granita de Caffe - cold espresso, served with ice.

Irish - Coffee with alcohol and whipped heavy cream. Served in a special Irish - glasses.

Glace - cool coffee with a scoop of ice cream. Served in Irish-glass with a straw.

Dopp - espresso in a double portion.

Cappuccino - coffee and whisked into hot milk foamlush and silky milky coffee foam ( "hood"). It got its name thanks to the monks of the Capuchin Order, which, according to legend, the first to come up with add coffee whipped milk. Cappuccino - the most popular drink in the coffee shops. Usual portion - 150 ml. Recommended flow temperature of 60-70 degrees. Often cappuccino sprinkled with cinnamon or cocoa.

American coffee, coffee filter, "Drip"American, coffee - American, regular - coffee made in drip coffee maker, working on the "gravity" principle: hot water dripping on a funnel with a filter, which is ground coffee. Mainly brewed Arabica. Drink coffee in large mugs US. Filter coffee is popular not only in America but also in the Nordic countries.

Coffee Coretta (corretto) - an espresso with the addition of alcohol. In northern Italy the winter preparing Coretta - coffee and grappa. In Ireland, to keep warm drinking coffee with Irish whiskey.

Coffee in the east, Turkish coffee - black coffeewith an abundant foam. Prepared in a vessel of conical shape, the so-called Turk and Cezve in the sand, on an open fire or on a hotplate. When cooking is often used spices such as cardamom, cinnamon, and others.

Latte - Coffee cocktail, consisting of oneparts and the two parts of espresso heated milk with froth. "Latte" (accent on the first syllable) - translated from Italian means milk. Serve coffee latte in Irish-glass or in a tall glass with a straw. For the preparation aroma of hot and cold latte added various syrups, except citrus, because of which the milk can turn sour. Often the foam on the surface of the drink is decorated with drawings. It is an art called latte - art.

Latte makkiyato (macchiato) - unmixed cappuccino where milk, milk foam and coffee are layers. Makkiyato translated from Italian means "spotted". Served in a tall glass.

Lungo - coffee, less strong than espresso, bymore water in the cup (50-60 ml) with the same amount of ground coffee (7 oz.) but more robust than the US. "Lungo" is translated from Italian as "long".

Mocha - Coffee with the addition of chocolate or sometimes coffee in the east.

Ristretto - espresso brewed in a smaller volumewater (7 g. coffee 20-25 ml of water). The most concentrated and invigorating. Drunk without sugar. It is considered a true Italian coffee and is translated as "strong". Serve ristretto in a cup of espresso with a glass of cold water. It has done a few sips of water before the first sip of coffee. This prevents dehydration and washed the taste buds.

Torre (toro) - a large portion of espresso covered withtop cap of milk foam, which does not mix with coffee and rises over the edge of the cup by about 1.5 - 2 cm. "Torre is" translated from Italian means "tower". The milk foam is more dry and dense structure, as opposed to a cappuccino, and holds its shape well. Served in a cup of cappuccino.

French-press coffee - coffee, brewed in"French press", the device consists of a heat-resistant glass cylinder with a piston - filter. The most common French-Press brewed Arabica. Also drink preferred by the Scandinavians and Americans.

Espresso (espresso) - strong black coffee,brewed using coffee machines. There are two interpretations of the translation from the Italian «espresso» - 1) "fast", 2) "compressed", "cooked under pressure." Espresso is considered the "king" among coffee. The basis of his taste make a nice balance of acidity and bitterness and a feeling of freshness and completeness of taste. A standard serving of espresso - 30-35 ml. The perfect espresso has a uniform, smooth, dense golden walnut foam (cream). cream thickness should be not less than 2 mm. Espresso fed during the first fifteen minutes after preparation
drink quickly, a few sips, savoring the foam, sometimes sprinkled with powdered sugar. It is also possible to use the foam to mix with the rest of the coffee, as the taste is concentrated precisely in it.

Espresso con Panna (konpanna) - espresso with lusha cap of whipped cream, sprinkled with ground cinnamon. "Con Panna" in Italian means "with cream." Serve Espresso con panna in a cup of cappuccino.

Espresso makkiyato (macchiato, macchiato) -standard strong espresso, which is placed on top of a bar spoon a drop of very delicate milk foam (about 15 ml). This authentic Italian version, translated as "spotted" - in our stores is served less often.

Espresso Romano (romano) - espresso with lemon. Translated from Italian means "Roman". Espresso Romano is recommended to decorate with a slice of lemon or a strip of lemon peel.

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