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Coffee Drinks

  • Algerian coffee : Central European type of brewed coffee (not espresso) of any roast or origin with egg liquor
  • Arab coffee : similar to Turkish coffee , but normally flavoured with cardamom
  • Café au Lait : French version of Caffè Latte , with coffee and milk poured simultaneously in a cup.
  • Cafe con Leche : Spanish for Caffè Latte .
  • Caffè Americano : Similar to Lungo , hot water is added to a regular size espresso to obtain a coffee with less strength.
  • Caffè freddo (Iced Espresso ): Chilled, sweetened espresso served in a tall glass, possibly on ice.
  • Caffè Latte (syn. Latte, Caffelatte) : Espresso mixed with steamed milk; usually a breakfast drink. Typically made with more milk than a cappuccino , with little or no froth on top. In Italy, the coffee in a caffè' latte is made out of a stovetop machine, rather than an espresso machine.
  • Cappuccino : Espresso with foamed milk - 1 part espresso, 1 part steamed milk, 1 part froth. Often topped with cocoa powder or cinnamon.
  • Cappuccino chiaro : Cappuccino prepared with more milk than usual.
  • Cappuccino freddo : Cappuccino served over ice
  • Cappuccino scuro : Cappuccino prepared with less milk than usual.
  • Caribbean coffee : (syn. Cuban coffee, Jamaican coffee, Hawaii coffee ) brewed coffee (not espresso) of any roast or origin with rum
  • Con panna : Like " macchiato ", but whipped cream substitutes steamed milk.
  • Corretto : Espresso with a touch of grappa, cognac, sambuca, or other spirit.
  • Dark cappuccino : see Cappuccino scuro
  • Demi-tasse : Espresso served in regular size cup (French)
  • Doppio : Double espresso (twice the amount of coffee and twice the amount of water. Basically, two shots of espresso in one cup).
  • Dry cappuccino : see Cappuccino scuro
  • Erlängter : German for Lungo
  • Espresso Romano : Espresso with a lemon peel on the side.
  • Espresso : Small amount of dark, rich coffee.

  • Flat White : an espresso-based drink common in New Zealand and Australia with whipped steamed milk.
  • Frappé : Espresso or strong coffee blended with equal amount of icecream
  • Galão : Portuguese for Caffè Latte .
  • Grande : Large cup of coffee, cappuccino or caffè latte
  • Greek coffee : similar to Turkish coffee , but from Greece .
  • Grosser Brauner : German for Caffè Latte .
  • Iced cappuccino : see Cappuccino freddo
  • Irish coffee : brewed coffee (not espresso) of any roast or origin with (Irish) whiskey
  • Kapuziner : German for cappuccino .
  • Koffie verkeerd : Dutch for Caffè Latte .
  • Latte : see Caffè Latte .
  • Latte macchiato : Steamed milk with a shot of espresso coffee, served in a tall glass rather than a cup.
  • Latteccino : Mixture between latte and cappuccino
  • Light cappuccino : see Cappuccino chiaro
  • Lungo : An espresso made with more water than usual by prolonging the extraction of a regular espresso.
  • Macchiato : Espresso with a spoonful of steamed milk on top. Macchiato comes from the Italian word that means "stained". In America macchiato often is made with large amounts of milk, which means that in many shops a true macchiato is listed as an "espresso macchiato"
  • Moccha (Mocca) : Either regular coffee from the Moccha region in Yemen, or to resemble the taste of this coffee, regular coffee with a bit of chocolate flavour.
  • Mochaccino : Cappuccino made with chocolate milk
  • Ristretto : More concentrated espresso - made using the same amount of coffee but less water.
  • Schlagobers : German for coffee with whipped cream.
  • Turkish coffee : Non-filtered very strong sweet coffee, often flavoured with cinnamon, cloves or nutmeg.
  • Viennese Coffee (Wiener Melange) : brewed coffee (not espresso) of any roast or origin topped with whipped cream. In Austria simply called Melange.
  • Wet cappuccino : see Cappuccino chiaro


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