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New Brew: Ancap USA Cups & Saucers

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love give you a look at the Ancap USA line which ranges from espresso cups to a jumbo 16.2oz latte cup & saucer. Ancap USA was established in 2012 as the U.S. distributor for d'ANCAP S.P.A., an Italian porcelain manufacturer focused on producing high quality...

Recipe: Irish Elixir Espresso

Morgan from Whole Latte Love shows you how to make a delicious Irish Elixir Espresso! This caffeinated chocolate and mint flavored drink is perfect for St. Patrick's Day! Shop everything coffee here: http://www.wholelattelove.com/

Quick Tip: Defining Espresso Drinks

The espresso field guide! Learn about the different sizes and styles of espresso beverages including Ristretto, Espresso, Espresso Doppio, Lungo, Americano, Long Black and Red Eye. This video does not cover milk-based espresso drinks. Shop everything coffee here: http://www.wholelattelove.com/

Quick Tip: Milk for Lattes and Cappuccinos

The technique for steaming milk for lattes and cappuccinos starts out the same but the finish is different. Are you or your barista doing it right? Plus, learn how temperature effects milk flavor and the temperature for the sweetest milk.

Quick Tip: Defining Milk Based Espresso Drinks

Learn about the some of the different milk-based espresso beverages including latte, cappuccino, macchiato, latte macchiato and mocha. Shop everything coffee here: http://www.wholelattelove.com/

Quick Tip: Secret to a Top Class Latte

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share secrets to making a delicious latte at home using Lavazza Top Class. Lavazza Top Class: http://www.wholelattelove.com/Lavazza/lava_topclass.cfm? How to Create Latte Art: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIPyN-Hsb7g

Valentine's Day Recipe: Cupid Cappuccino

Are you looking for a romantic treat to make for that special someone this Valentine's Day? Morgan from Whole Latte Love shows you how to make a Cupid Cappuccino. Shop everything coffee here: http://www.wholelattelove.com/

The Barista Next Door is Headed to the Olympics, But with a Catch.

The Coffee Bar in Washington, DC is a cozy neighborhood spot - tucked inconspicuously among charming rowhouses on a tree-lined street. Opened in 2012, the shop honors its historic surroundings with a vintage theme, created from recycled and reclaimed materials. A mint-green La Marzocco occupies...

Recipe: How to Make a Spicy Mocha

Morgan from Whole Latte Love shows you how to make a Spicy Mocha on the Gaggia Accademia Espresso Machine. Gaggia Accademia: http://www.wholelattelove.com/Gaggia/gaggia_accademia.cfm J Martinez India Monsooned Malabar:...

Coffee and Your Diet: Dairy-Free, Low-Calorie, Organic, and Vegan Options

Having special dietary needs can seriously limit your options. Believe me, as someone who’s lactose intolerant, I know this first hand. Luckily, there are a few options available to those of us who may be lactose intolerant, calorie conscious, or practicing vegans. With a little creativity,...

Science Talk: Coffee Does Not Dehydrate and May Boost Memory

Who hasn’t heard that coffee dehydrates you? Well, as it turns out, this may be an old wives’ tale. Researchers at the University of Birmingham in the UK have been hard at work busting one of the oldest, and arguably most pervasive, coffee myths in existence.   While...

Quick Tip: How to Make an Americano & Caffe Crema

Try something better than regular drip coffee. Do you know that you can make a Caffe Americano or Caffe Crema on your home espresso machine? Both of these drinks use the espresso brewing process resulting in a beverage with a different flavor profile than standard drip coffee. Shop everything...

How to Make a Caramel Flan Latte

Morgan from Whole Latte Love shows you how to make a Caramel Flan Latte at home! Gaggia Espresso Color: http://www.wholelattelove.com/Gaggia/espresso_color.cfm?CMP=YT Monin Syrups: http://www.wholelattelove.com/Monin/monin_750ml.cfm?CMP=YT

Treat Yourself! Caramel Flan Latte

Click here to watch Morgan make this recipe!   Hi everyone, it’s definitely been too long since I last posted a recipe so I’m glad I have the opportunity to do something about that today! Our recipe owes its namesake to flan, a popular Spanish dessert. This flavor...

Quick Tip: What's Best - Brew or Steam First?

Do I brew espresso or steam milk first? This is a common question when making milk based espresso drinks. Here are some quick tips on what to do. Shop everything coffee here: https://www.wholelattelove.com/

How to Steam for an Eggnog Latte

Just in time for the holidays, Morgan shows you how to create amazing froth for an Eggnog Latte on the Gaggia Classic espresso machine. The Espro Torid Pitcher and Gaggia Latte Art Pannarello Wand make manual steaming and frothing easy! Pro Tip: Add milk to your eggnog before steaming to get...

Gingerbread Cookie Latte

Morgan shows you how to make a Gingerbread Cookie Latte on a semi-automatic espresso machine. Learn how to create steamed milk for a latte using the Gaggia Classic and Espro Torid Pitcher. Gaggia Classic: http://www.wholelattelove.com/Gaggia/classic.cfm Espro Torid Pitcher:...

How to Make a Chocolate Cake Latte

Learn how to make a delicious chocolate cake latte at home! Morgan tops this drink off with some homemade chocolate whipped cream which is the icing on the cake! Monin Cupcake Syrup: http://www.wholelattelove.com/Monin/monin_750ml.cfm Gaggia Brera in Black:...