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coffee glossary

Our coffee glossary explains some key coffee terms for beginner baristas.   AMERICANO A shot or two of espresso diluted with hot water, and served with or without milk. Rumour has it Americanos get their name from WW2, when American GIs in Italy would dilute their espressos with hot water.   BARISTA All round coffee…

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cappuccino faqs

What is a cappuccino? Some quick cappuccino facts: A cappuccino is 1 part espresso, 1 part steamed milk and 1 part foam. Our barista courses cover how to make a perfect one, from the pour to the microfoam and everything inbetween! We love its word origin: it’s probably inspired by the brown tunics and white hoods…