Traces the mysterious and conflict-ridden journey of the coffee bean from its Ethiopian birthplace, through Arabia and the Middle East, and on to Europe and the New World. The crucial role of the beverage in shaping the spiritual and social life of medieval Arabia and Turkey is explored and how it became irrevocably entrenched in the Western cultures.
The amount of milk used in a latte is a personal choice. Play with the ratio of espresso to milk until it suits your taste. Make a double latte with 2 shots of espresso and use a larger cup. If desired, you can top off the drink with a small dollop of foamed milk.
Ingredients : Serves 1
1 shot espresso
Pour espresso into an 8 to 12 ounce cup. Fill the cup with steamed milk. Serve immediately.
Variation: Flavored Latte
Add about 1 oz flavored syrup to the cup with espresso.