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Espresso Recipes

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Servings: 1
Categories: Coffee / Non-Alcoholic Beverages

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1. Espresso: A single portion of espresso, about 1-1/2 ounces, served in a two ounce, pre heated espresso cup.

2. Espresso Ristretto: A short or "restricted" espresso, where the flow of water through the brew head is stopped at about 1 ounce.

3. Espresso Lungo: A single serving of espresso, diluted with hot water (not from the brew head) to produce a milder or "long" espresso.

4. Espresso Doppio: A double serving of espresso, about 3 to 4 ounces. Use the two cup coffee basket in the filter holder and serve in a five ounce cappuccino cup.

5. Espresso Macchiato: A single serving of espresso "marked" with one or two tablespoons of frothed milk.

6. Espresso Romano: A single serving of espresso served with fresh lemon peel. This is not an Italian custom, but is often served in the US.

7. Cappuccino: Usually 1/3 espresso to 2/3 frothed milk in a five-ounce, pre-heated cappuccino cup. Cappuccino is topped with a head of foam by spooning the frothed milk on top of the serving. Although it is not a European tradition, cappuccino can be garnished with a light sprinkle of chocolate or cocoa, cinnamon, nutmeg or vanilla powder.

8. Cafe Latte: Known by the french a Cafe au lait and the spanish as Cafe Con Leche. A double serving of espresso with steamed milk, roughly 3 ounces of espresso to 5 ounces of milk, served in a large 9 ounce, bowl-shapped cup or a wide-mouthed glass.

9. Latte Macchiato: A glass of steam milk into which a single serving of espresso is slowly dribbled, to "mark" the milk with espresso.

10. Mocha: A mixture od 1/3 espresso brewed into 1/3 frothed milk where 1/3 cocoa has been dissolved, seved in a five ounce cappuccino cup or glass. Quick and dirty: Add Hersheys syrup to taste.

The above definition/recipies came from: In search of THE ESPRESSO SECRET "Crema", The Heart and soul of Italian Espresso. $4.00 plus S&H Published by Trendex Internation, Inc. 1540 Merchandise Mart Chicago, IL 60654 Phone: (312) 644-7754 Fax:(312) 644-9506

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