Difference between Cappuccino and Latte
Cappuccino and latte are the most frequently available variation of coffee in each café around the world. Cappuccino is the cheapest form of coffee.The difference between cappuccino and latte should be known by every coffee lover as they are different form of coffee and having different taste due to its ingredient.Lets explore them in detail.
Espresso is a concentrated coffee drink that is prepared by forcing pressurized hot liquid (water) into finely grounded coffee beans.
Espresso is the base for Cappuccino and Latte.
Cappuccino is prepared by adding Espresso coffee, milk and lot of froth (milk Foam.)
The main difference between Cappuccino and Latte is the amount of milk and froth. Latte has large quantity of milk whereas Cappuccino have large amount of Froth. Preparation of both can also be differ over the geography.
A cappuccino must be served in some kind of a porcelain cup that has greater heat-retention properties. The foam on top of the cappuccino is supposed to act as an insulator and keep your cup of coffee hot for very long. Latte may be served in a glass instead of a cup.
History of latte:-
Latte is invented by a Italian barista in the bay area in California named Lino Meiorin, he made truly Italian cappuccinos which were found by the local market as being too strong. So, Meiorin made adjustments making a cappuccino with larger portions of milk to lessen its strength. He called the drink café latte knowing that he only added more latte (milk) on the drink. The customers seemed to like it and soon it picked up and spread all across the world.
In some places latte may be served in a glass instead of a cup. But, according to tradition, a cappuccino must be served in some kind of a porcelain cup that has greater heat-retention properties. The foam on top of the cappuccino is supposed to act as an insulator and keep your cup of coffee hot for very long.
Different kind of Cappuccino:-Cappuccino chiaro:-
It is also known as wet cappuccino and has more milk than the regular cappuccino.
Cappuccino scuro :-
It is also known as dry cappuccino and has less milk than the regular cup.
Difference between Cappuccino and Mocha(Cappuccino vs Mocha):-
1)Cappuccino has a lot of froth(Milk foam) whereas mocha has a lot of milk.
2)Cappuccino is suppose to be serve in a porcelain cup whereas Mocha will be served in a glass.