Coffee Guide of the Day
Caffe LatteA Caffe Latte is a single shot of espresso with steamed milk. There is notfrothed milk in this drink. A Caffe Latte should have approximately a 3:1 ratio of milk to coffee. Note: ordering a Latte in an Italian restaurant may get you a glass of milk so be sure to order Caffe Latte.
Cafe au LaitA Cafe au Lait is similar to a Caffe Latte except it is generally made withbrewed coffee instead of espresso in a ratio of 1:1 milk to coffee with sugar added to taste.
CappuccinoCappuccino is traditionally equal parts espresso, steamed milk and frothed milk. Many coffee shops will add much more milk than this in the belief that bigger is better.
AmericanoAn Americano is a single shot of espresso with 6 to 8 ounces of hot water added. This term was originally devised as a sort of insult to Americans who wanted their espresso diluted.