Coffee Basics: Espresso menu

 In Articles, Introduction to Espresso

Espresso……………. 7 grams of freshly ground coffee, extracted between 20–30 seconds with a drink size of no more than 40mls.
Espresso ristretto….. restricted or short espresso. The extraction time is restricted and the result is a very strong, syrupy drink.
Espresso romano…… espresso served with a twist of lemon.
Espresso macchiato.. espresso stained with a little steamed milk.
Doppio espresso……. simply a double espresso.
Espresso con panna.. espresso topped with a little whipped cream and dusted with chocolate.
Caffe nero……………. single or double espresso poured over 1/3rd water in a standard cup.
Cappuccino………….. 1/3rd espresso, 1/3rd steamed milk, 1/3rd frothed milk served in a standard cup and dusted with chocolate powder.
Caffe latte……………. one or two shots of espresso poured simultaneously into a cup or glass with three times as much steamed milk.
Espresso mocha…….. espresso mixed with equal amount of hot chocolate and topped with steamed milk.
Latte macchiato…….. espresso poured over a glass of steamed milk, creating a layered effect.

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