2) Black n Brew - a Coffee House Philadelphia for Breakfast.
3) Move over, activated charcoal. Try the matte black latte
Coffee shop’s menus are filled with cappuccinos, lattes, mochas, espressos, and many more names that can be confusing to the humble coffee drinker. To avoid coffee lingo confusion here is a quick guide to all the coffee beverages.
Affogato – It is Italian for “drowned” and is a coffee-based beverage or dessert. “Affogato style” refers to the act of topping a drink or dessert with espresso, may also incorporate caramel sauce or chocolate sauce.
Black Tie – A traditional Thai Iced Tea that has a spicy and sweet mixture of chilled black tea, orange blossom water, star anise, crushed tamarind, sugar and condensed milk or cream, with a double shot of espresso. That sounds pretty complex to me!
Café Americano – A style of coffee prepared by adding hot water to espresso. This gives the beverage similar strength, but a different flavor from regular drip coffee. The strength of an Americano changes depending on the number of espresso shots added.
The term as used in English is a shortened form of the Italian caffè latte [kafˌfɛ lˈlatte] , caffelatte [kaffeˈlatte] or caffellatte [kaffelˈlatte] , which means "milk coffee". The word is also sometimes spelled latté or lattè in English with different kinds of accent marks, which can be a hyperforeignism or a deliberate attempt to indicate that the word is not pronounced according to the rules of English orthography .
In northern Europe and Scandinavia the term café au lait has traditionally been used for the combination of espresso and milk. In France , caffè latte is mostly known from the original Italian name of the drink (caffè latte or caffelatte); a combination of espresso and steamed milk equivalent to a "latte" is in French called grand crème and in German Milchkaffee or (in Austria) Wiener Melange .
Variants include replacing the coffee with another drink base such as masala chai (spiced Indian tea), mate , matcha , turmeric, or rooibos and other types of milk, such as soy milk or almond milk are also used.
Coffee and milk have been part of European cuisine since the 17th century . Caffè latte , Milchkaffee , café au lait and café con leche are domestic terms of traditional ways of drinking coffee, usually as part of breakfast in the home. Public cafés in Europe and the US it seems have no mention of the terms until the 20th century, although Kapuziner is mentioned in Austrian coffee houses in Vienna and Trieste in the 2nd half of 1700s as "coffee with cream, spices and sugar" (being the origin of the Italian cappuccino ).
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