Chris P

Coffee Options

Do you know the difference between a Macchiato and a Cappuccino? Or the difference between an Americano and an Espresso? Our blogs contain lots of information around all things coffee. From different tastes around the world, how to make the different drinks and much more.

Cappuccino

 A cappuccino is an espresso based coffee drink that originated in Italy and is traditionally a third espresso, a third steamed milk and a third foam.  There is an art to making the perfect cappuccino as I am sure all you connoisseurs will agree! Usually, but optional, chocolate powder is sprinkled on the top (for …

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Caffe Macchiato

Caffe Macchiato, which can also be called espresso macchiato, is an expresso coffee drink with a small amount of milk, usually foamed,  which sits on top of the espresso. In Italian, Macchiato means “stained” or “spotted” so the actual meaning of caffe macchiato is “stained” or “marked coffee” perhaps better left as Caffe Macchiato which …

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Caffe Latte

Caffe Latte is a long coffee drink that is traditionally made with a shot or two of espresso and topped up with steamed milk. The word is derived from the Italian for coffee and milk – cafe e latte, caffelatte or caffellatte, which as mentioned means “coffee & milk.

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