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How To: Milk Frothing & Latte Art with Professional Barista Sapphire

Latte artist, Sapphire, joins Marc from Whole Latte Love to cover milk frothing techniques and latte art. As a local leader in the coffee community, Sapphire shares her knowledge and best practices on steaming. She will answer questions such as milk temperature and sweetness, pouring tricks, and how to make the perfect latte.

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How to Screw Up a Latte and Barista Commandments

Today a look at bunch of ways to screw up a latte. So in a past video we covered what goes into a quality latte. If you missed that one, use the link up here to check it out. But today some ways that lattes get screwed up. Before we get to those lets cover a couple barista commandments.

The first? Thou shalt not pronounce espresso with an X. And the second: Thou shalt not touch thine milk with spoon. So want a bad latte? Just ask a barista for one with eXpresso… and If you want a show, say Expresso 3 times fast to a barista and their head just might explode. As for the spoon thing, well as far as I’m concerned what you do in the privacy of your own home, that’s up to you, but in a good cafe the spoon will never touch milk in a frothing pitcher.

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The Gaggia Latte Art Pannarello Wand

Auto-Frothing steam wands make it easy for just about anyone to produce a reasonable froth for a cappuccino or latte. But what if you want to go beyond reasonable and create a froth that’s smoother and creamier?

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Frothing Milk for a Latte

Learn how to get a better milk froth for a latte. Marc from WholeLatteLove.com shares his hacks and advice for producing a sweet and creamy micro-foamed milk froth.

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