October 1st marks the International Coffee Day which was set for the first time in 2015 as a call for creating a fair trade of coffee all over the world.
Coffee is one of the most common beverages in the world, and each nation has its own way of making coffee, or celebrating coffee time. So, here is a list with all popular coffee drinks around the world.
Americano is simply a shot or two shots of Espresso and hot water. The cup of the Americano could be like the cup of the traditional American instant coffee. However, the flavor of Americano is stronger.
The name of it came as Italians added hot water to the espresso as the American do with their instant coffee drinks and give it “American Coffee” as a name.
Breve or Breve Latte is an espresso based coffee with adding half and half of steamed milk, and cream to give it a richer creamier traditional taste than Cappuccino.
Café au lait
Italians are not the only contributors in the world of coffee, but also the French. The French introduced to the world the Café au lait which consists of hot traditional coffee and scalded milk.
Café Mocha or simply Mocha is another Espresso based drink but flavored with chocolate with adding milk and cream. It is served in long glasses. Its name is taken from it is original city, Mocha, Yemen.
Cappuccino is an espresso-based drink enriched with steamed milk foam. This drink is open for adding various mixtures of milk and flavors such as chocolate, cinnamon, and vanilla. This drink is famous for its lovely top of foam.
Cortado is also an espresso-based drink but it is mixed with simple hot milk. This original taste and strength of the milk gives a fresh and creamy texture of the drink.
Espresso is the main component of mostly of world famed coffee drinks. It is a form of concentrated coffee, and it is served in small cups.
A flat white is an espresso-based drink with a milk and foam but the taste and concentration of espresso is stronger than Latte.
It is a fresh and summertime coffee drink. It is made by adding ice to the ordinary espresso drink. There is some sort of personal freedom while making ice coffee, as everyone can add milk, flavors, or cream to the combination.
Latte is a simple espresso and hot milk drink, the amount of milk could be higher than any other espresso-based drink. Baristas sometimes add several flavors or cream on the top.
Turkish coffee is so popular coffee drink the the middle east, and it is made from adding harshly toasted smashed coffee beans powder to water, then the whole combination is heated.