There are many things we said goodbye to in the 90’s, including VCR’s and lino flooring, however an Affogato is always a 90’s throwback we are glad to see. The combination of creamy, vanilla ice-cream with a hot espresso shot poured over, makes a simple yet very satisfying dessert.
Thinking back to the 70’s… The decade of black forest cake, Star Wars and classic coffees like the Vienna. When made well, the classic recipe of hot, black coffee and pouring cream can be a wonderful, creamy taste experience.
A mix between a macchiato and a latte, the piccolo latte has taken the spotlight in Australia over the past ten years. The mini-latte that hits the spot, satisfies the caffeine craving and is acceptable to drink with milk!
Masala Chai (lit. Spiced Tea) or Chai Latte as it is commonly known as in Australia, is a traditional, Indian, spiced milk tea. Made with black tea, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and ginger, a chai latte is a sweet, milky latte to warm your insides.
Coffee and Chocolate are a match made in heaven, one is rich and roasty, and the other is sweet and creamy. Like a caffe latte, mocha is based on espresso and hot milk but with added chocolate flavouring and sugar.
Caffelatte, meaning literally “milk-coffee”, is more commonly known amongst Australians as a Latte, and is a mix of espresso and steamed milk. This popular coffee is known for the different patterns and designs made on the top of the coffee from the steamed milk.
Hot chocolate needs no explanation. This sweet, creamy, warming drink became popular in Europe after being introduced from Mexico in the new world, and up until the 19th century was even used to medicinally treat liver and stomach diseases!