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Caffe Latte


A caffe latte (a coffee drink made with frothed milk and espresso) is traditionally enjoyed in the morning in Italy -- but it makes a wonderful afternoon pick-me-up, too.

  • Servings: 2

Photography: EARL CARTER

Source: Martha Stewart Living, January 2008


  • 2 1/4 cups cold milk
  • 1 cup espresso


  1. Using the steam attachment on an espresso machine, warm and froth milk. Divide espresso between 2 coffee cups. Pour 1 cup of the warmed milk from beneath the froth into each cup. Spoon milk foam on top and serve.

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  • icancho
    9 JAN, 2008
    I remind a book "Cooking for Mr Latte" by Amanda Hesser. I translated recipe parts in Korea and it was published in Korea just a couple of days before. In Italy, as soon as I get up, I used to drinking at least 2 cups of big capuccino or caffe latte. At home, I use the caffettiera (espresso machine for gas top) all the time.
  • cooktine
    7 JAN, 2008
    Cafe Latte is typically regular coffee with a lot of steamed milk and cappucino espresso w/ steamed milk, but Latte's can be espresso too, just usually a lot more milk.
  • kampong
    4 JAN, 2008
    Why is the method for Latte and Capucino the same? Aren't they completely different?