is a delicious drink in its own right, but it is also used to make a wide variety of espresso drinks
, such as lattes, espresso martinis, Americanos and more. Learn to make some of the most popular espresso drinks out there (and a few more obscure espresso drinks, too) with this comprehensive collection of espresso recipes.
This step-by-step tutorial explains everything you need to know to pull perfect espresso shots, all the way from grinding your coffee beans to evaluating your work for further improvement.
For a more basic guide, check out this video on how to pull espresso shots
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is a standard espresso drink in Italy, where it is typically consumed in the morning, and in North America, where it is often consumed in the afternoon with a snack or in the evening with or after dessert.
The recipe above provides detailed instructions for making a cappuccino at home. You might also want to check out this video recipe for how to make a cappuccino
Macchiato literally means "mark," and in the case of an espresso macchiato
, it means that the espresso is "marked" with a bit of texturized milk. This is a good transition drink between lattes and straight shots of espresso.
The inversion of the Espresso Macchiato is the Latte Macchiato
-- texturized milk marked with a shot of espresso.
In this video recipe, Greg Suekoff demonstrates how to make his signature espresso frappe recipe, called Penny's Delight, at The Ultimate Barista
The flat white
is an espresso drink that's popular in Australia. Learn to make flat whites at home with this simple recipe.
' is a flavor combination of coffee (or espresso) and chocolate. This collection of mocha recipes includes recipes for mocha lattes, iced mocha lattes, flavored mocha lattes and more.
This collection of flavored espresso drinks includes alcoholic espresso recipes, spiced espresso recipes a dirty chai
recipe and more.
This collection of iced espresso recipes includes recipes for espresso sorbet, espresso spritzers, alcoholic espresso drinks and more.