Lattes are espresso served with steamed milk to produce a rich, creamy head of foam.
For a steamed milk coffee drink, you'll need an espresso machine with commercial-grade milk steaming wand, a milk frother, the milk of your choice, espresso, and a rounded coffee cup.
Creating a pattern or design on the surface of a latte is achieved by pouring microfoam into an espresso shot, which results in the formation of a pattern or design on the surface of the coffee. By simply "drawing" in the top layer of foam, it is possible to create or embellish the structure.
Latte art is easiest to create in a cup with a rounded bowl shape. Squeeze a small amount of steamed milk into the bottom of the cup and swirl it around to combine everything. The pouring technique is based on speed and height above the bowl. Pour slowly and evenly from afar.
How do you make a latte from start to finish?
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OCM was started in 2007, focusing first on coffee machines, then marketing for coffee and food and beverage companies. Check out this restaurant marketing guide to learn more about the many campaigns and companies we have worked with.
OCM has also created many marketing workshops and classes for the F&B industry. Many of the modules are running in the Singapore Skillsfuture Classes in tertiary institutions such as Temasek Polytechnic Skillsfuture Academy and also ITE College East COC classes.
For the readers (coffee lovers), we continue to share coffee articles (and videos) and have also started a free coffee class section (with free online coffee training supported by coffee partners).
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