Are you mystified with little pieces of art you always find in your latte? Those milky wonders of artwork are always so whimsical and dreamy. The amazing thing is that latte art is practiced daily by baristas all over the world! It’s become a common occurrence to find a little frothy heart in your latte every time! So what’s so special about them? And did you know you can make your own latte art at home?!
What’s so Special About it?
- It’s an acquired skill that takes a lot of hard work to develop
- Latte art can bring a smile to your face
- There are two types of latte art; free pouring and etching
Making Latte Art at Home.
A milk frother is your key to making latte art at home. With a little practice and a lot of patience, you’ll soon be well on your way to making those magical little art pieces in your own latte. Within the next few weeks, you’ll be finding a full post dedicated to milk frothers. Here is a link to the milk frother I use!
The History Of Latte Art.
Starting in the 1980’s and 1990’s, David Schomer worked hard to develop his latte art skills. The Owner of the Espresso Vivace coffee shop in Seattle is known for bringing latte art into American culture (blog.organogold.com). Latte art is created by pouring steamed milk into an espresso shot. Different techniques help to form the many different designs you may see in your latte.
My Favorite Coffee Beans.
Below are my three favorite coffee beans! I’m a lover of the breakfast blend and I tend to lean more towards a light/medium roast rather than a dark one. Plus, you can never have enough caramel coffee!
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