The perfect espresso

In the English-speaking world, espresso became popular, particularly in the form of cappuccino, due to the tradition of drinking coffee with milk and the exotic appeal of the foam. In the United Kingdom, espresso grew in popularity among youth in the 1950s, who felt more welcome in the coffee shops than in pubs.

Cappuccino - £2.75
Snacks - £3.00
Butter Croissant - £1.25
Cafe latte - £2.75
Ice Cream - £2.75
Filter coffee - £2.00
Crispy duck salad - £6.50
Espresso - £2.50
Double espresso - £3.25

The bold Americano

The term "caffè Americano" specifically is Italian for "American coffee". There is a popular, but unconfirmed, belief that the name has its origins in World War II when American G.I.s in Italy would dilute espresso with hot water to approximate the coffee to which they were accustomed.

The sophisticated macchiato

Did you know? The macchia is the little "spot" of crèma left on top of the milk to clearly distinguish that the beverage is a latte macchiato and not a caffè latte, where the espresso traditionally has been added before the milk, hence having no "mark". Conversely, caffè macchiato, another similarly named beverage, is actually espresso "stained" with a small amount of milk. Science!


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