FOOD FUN: Make A Snowman Cappuccino Or Latte

In a cup of hot coffee, he’s not so frosty (photo courtesy Illy).   There may not be enough snow on the ground to build a snowman, but you can build one atop a cappuccino or latte, with this recipe from Illy. This easy-to-make snowman is fun for adults, and can be adapted to hot…
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FOOD FUN: Snowman Latte

Frosty the Snowman in his latte debut. Photo courtesy Caffebene USA.   Turn your latte into a Snowman Latte with the instructions below from Caffebene, the world’s second largest coffeehouse franchise. Laila Ghambari, Director of Coffee at Cherry Street Coffee House in Seattle—the home of American latte art. Here are her tips: The micro-foam is…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Latte Art ~ Try A Heart In Your Coffee

Make this for your Valentine. Photo courtesy Amoretti.   Ever wish you could create latte art? Today’s the day to practice a heart design in your latte. We love latte art: animals, cross-hatches, ferns (rosettes), hearts, flowers. The ephemeral milk foam adds a smile to the coffee. We looked for a book on latte art,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pumpkin Spice Latte & Latte Art

Make a pumpkin spice latte at home. Photo courtesy Krups.   Want to develop latte art skills? All you need is a steady hand, some perfectly foamed milk, and of course, practice! For Halloween and the Thanksgiving season, try this Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe, courtesy of Krups. Here’s the simple recipe; the technique for making…
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VALENTINE’S DAY: How To Make A Heart With Latte Art

Your latte may arrive with a design in the foam known as latte art. Originating in Italy, latte art first appeared in America’s coffee capital, Seattle, around 1989. The creative flourish was pioneered by Espresso Vivace coffee bar owner David Schomer. The heart pattern became a signature at Schomer’s coffee bar. He then added the…
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