Tag Archives: Espresso

Difference Between Espresso Macchiato and Latte Macchiato

Difference Between Espresso Macchiato and Latte Macchiato – Latte macchiato differs significantly from caffè latte in several ways. First, in a latte macchiato, espresso is added to milk, rather than milk to espresso as in a caffè latte. Second, a latte macchiato features more foam, rather than simply hot milk. A latte macchiato often uses […]

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Coffee culture in Italy

Coffee culture in Italy – Espresso is coffee brewed by forcing a small amount of nearly boiling water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans. It is generally thicker than coffee brewed by other methods, has a higher concentration of suspended and dissolved solids, and has crema on top (a foam with a creamy consistency). […]

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Making Excellent Espresso

Making Excellent Espresso – A distinctive feature of espresso, as opposed to brewed coffee, is espresso’s association with cafés, due both to the specialized equipment and skill required, thus making the enjoyment of espresso a social experience. Home espresso machines have increased in popularity with the general rise of interest in espresso. Today, a wide […]

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Rules for being Italian – Espresso

Rules for being Italian – Espresso Remember when people would go to the convenience store or the bakery to get coffee?  Or people would stop by the local diner for a cup of Joe?  Today, many people are willing to wait in line and pay good hard earned money for a cup of coffee with […]

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Espresso in Space

 Italian Espresso Expands Into Space Italian-style espresso coffee has devotees around the world, with a growing number of people abandoning a regular cup of coffee for the thicker brew. Now, Italian coffee machine makers are working to create a device that will be able to produce espresso in weightless conditions on the International Space Station. […]

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