Types of coffee from around the world

  1. Espresso (Italy)
  • A concentrated coffee brewed by forcing hot water through finely-ground coffee beans.
  1. Cappuccino (Italy)
  • Equal parts espresso, steamed milk, and frothed milk, often topped with cocoa powder or cinnamon.
  1. Latte (Italy)
  • Espresso with steamed milk and a small amount of milk foam on top.
  1. Americano (USA)
  • Espresso diluted with hot water, similar to drip coffee but with a richer flavor.
  1. Flat White (Australia/New Zealand)
  • Espresso with micro-foamed milk, providing a velvety texture.
  1. Macchiato (Italy)
  • Espresso “stained” with a small amount of steamed milk or milk foam.
  1. Mocha (Yemen)
  • Espresso with chocolate syrup, steamed milk, and whipped cream.
  1. Turkish Coffee (Turkey)
  • Finely ground coffee beans simmered in water and sugar, often spiced with cardamom, served unfiltered.
  1. Café au Lait (France)
  • Equal parts brewed coffee and steamed milk.
  1. Irish Coffee (Ireland)
    • Coffee mixed with Irish whiskey, sugar, and topped with cream.
  2. Affogato (Italy)
    • A scoop of vanilla gelato or ice cream “drowned” with a shot of hot espresso.
  3. Viennese Coffee (Austria)
    • Strong black coffee topped with whipped cream.
  4. Café Cubano (Cuba)
    • Espresso mixed with demerara sugar, creating a sweet, creamy foam.
  5. Vietnamese Iced Coffee (Vietnam)
    • Strong coffee brewed through a metal drip filter, mixed with sweetened condensed milk and served over ice.
  6. Café de Olla (Mexico)
    • Coffee brewed with cinnamon and piloncillo (unrefined cane sugar) in a clay pot.
  7. Cortado (Spain)
    • Espresso “cut” with a small amount of warm milk to reduce acidity.
  8. Ristretto (Italy)
    • A “short” shot of espresso, made with the same amount of coffee but half the amount of water.
  9. Café Bombón (Spain)
    • Equal parts espresso and sweetened condensed milk, layered in a glass.
  10. Black Eye (USA)
    • Brewed coffee with a double shot of espresso, also known as a “dead eye.”
  11. Lungo (Italy)
    • A “long” shot of espresso with more water, resulting in a milder flavor compared to a regular espresso.

These are just a few examples of the diverse ways coffee is enjoyed around the world. Each type offers a unique taste and experience, reflecting the culture and traditions of its origin.

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