When you order a latte at a café, you are most likely asking for a caffé latte (Italian for coffee with milk – sometimes written café latte). What you’ll get is a coffee drink with a shot (or two if you prefer something stronger) of espresso in an 8oz glass with steamed milk and small amount of foam.

You can also make lattes at home if you have ground espresso coffee beans, a way to brew them, milk and a milk-frothing implement. First, steam the milk to your desired temperature, then brew the espresso. Pour the espresso in the cup, add the steamed milk and froth it a bit on top. If you are a fan of different flavours, you can also add chocolate, hazelnut or many other delicacies to spice up your drink.