Order a flat white in the United States and you’ll most likely get a blank look from your barista. Explain it to them and they can be forgiven for mistaking it for a latte. And rightly so, as the key difference between the two is a few millimetres of foam.
Many factors go into producing a perfect espresso, but those cafes and individuals that truly excel at brewing excellent coffee share a few common traits, one of them being consistent cleaning techniques.
The cafe latte is a hotly contested drink. There seems to be much debate on how to make a cafe latte. Not only in respect of the volumes of milk and espresso that go into one, but also in its presentation.