Home Barista - Brew Lattes Without an Espresso Machine

Home Barista - Brew Lattes Without an Espresso Machine

You don't need an expensive espresso machine to make a perfect latte at home. Coffee experts like Matt Falber of City Boy Coffee and Kat McCarthy of Lavazza offer practical tips for creating coffee shop-quality lattes with simple tools like the AeroPress, moka pot, and even a French press. They recommend using a burr grinder for the right grind size and experimenting with coffee-to-water ratios for the best brew. For the milk, heating it to the right temperature and using a handheld frother or French press can create the desired frothiness. Alternative milks can be used, though the frothing results might vary. In the end, the best coffee is the one you enjoy most, made with your favorite ingredients and a bit of barista ingenuity.

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