Due to the fact that lattes are mildly flavored in comparison to black coffee, they are a popular choice among caffeine addicts around the world.
Lattes are made up of two shots of espresso and three ounces of steamed milk, blended together. All that's left to do is add a foam topping for the cherry on top.
Espressos can be acidic in some cases, especially true when the pressure applied during the extraction is excessive or when the beans used are old.
Adding milk to your espresso not only helps to cool it down, but it also helps to relieve the heavy sensation in your mouth and works wonders for people who like to take their coffee in small sips throughout the day. It brings out the fineness of the espresso by combining it with its microfoam bubbles to create a foam.
To make the perfect espresso shot, finely grind your ground coffee before using it. To ensure quality, use the grains of table salt from your own home as a guide – these grounds should be ground to the same fineness as table salt.
A cup of latte requires six ounces of milk, which you should prepare ahead of time. Pour the steamed milk into your coffee cup to complete the drink. The proportions are approximately: one-third espresso and two-thirds milk. The steamed milk must have a microfoam layer, but it must not have a stiff foam layer, such as you would find in a latte or a cappuccino, to be considered acceptable.
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Learn Latte Art - for more related resources.
Other Questions about Coffee :
Where can I rent a coffee machine?
OCM (OnCoffeeMakers.com) was started in 2007 with the first webpage about coffee machines. And for a number of years, we focused on helping people find their desired coffee machine (we still are helping folks with that! So, if you are looking for coffee machines for office or restaurants - check out the link).
In 2010, we started getting enquiries on restaurant marketing and we start to help food and beverage brands with their marketing. Below are campaigns and events that we have done over the years:
OCM's campaigns: F&B Marketing Ideas by OCM
OCM's Events: F&B Industry events by or with OCM
Check out this restaurant marketing guide to learn more about the many campaigns and companies we have worked with.
Since then, we have also created many marketing workshops and classes for the F&B industry. Many of these modules are still running in tertiary institutions such as Temasek Polytechnic Skillsfuture Academy and also ITE College East COC classes, below are some snippets of our lectures and workshops:
OCM’s F&B workshops: Food and Beverage Marketing Lectures | Workshops - click to watch classes on customer journey map, JTBD and more.
So, if you are looking for industry practitioners to help you scale your coffee or F&B businesses, do drop us a message or book an appointment. Do also check out our various social media platforms on regular F&B and coffee market updates:
For regular coffee (F&B) related videos: OCM Youtube
For Daily Coffee Inspiration (fun coffee content): OCM IG
For insights into the coffee (F&B) industry: OCM LinkedIN
PS: For the 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).