Talking about 'Coffee' - Cappuccino,Latte’,Mochaccino... ( English Vocabulary lesson)
You may know that around the world more people drink
coffee than tea. And that, after oil, it is the second biggest
traded commodity. You may also know that the drink comes
from beans which are first roasted and then ground. But what
else do you know about this popular stimulant? These are certain words that you may come across in regards to coffee. A brief description is given of coffee vocabulary.
1. Cappuccino – originated from Italy. It uses foamed milk and also less steamed milk and is served in a glass on a saucer.
2. Latte’ – originated from America. This drink uses regular heated milk and is served in a porcelain cup.
3. Espresso – is a very strong coffee. This is brewed by forcing a small amount of nearly boiling water through finely ground coffee beans.
4. Iced Coffee – coffee made with cold ingredients. It’s similar to a milkshake only with coffee in it.
5. Mochaccino – it’s got a doze of chocolate. It’s actually chocolate flavoured variant of latte’.
6. Drip Coffee – coffee brewed in a coffee machine that has paper filters or wire mesh filters.
7. Coffee Aficionado – are those people who strive to get the best coffee possible. They usually buy beans and grind it themselves. They also buy fair trade beans meaning that they buy from farmers who were treated properly or fairly.
8. Light/dark – usually coffee aficionados pay attention to the colour of the coffee beans that is how light or dark they have been roasted.
9. Caffeine Habit – caffeine is a stimulant found in coffee and people form a habit of drinking coffee too frequently.
10. Caffeine Fix – when people say that they need their caffeine fix it means to drink coffee to stay fresh and alert for a few hours.
11. Wired up – It’s a feeling that one has after drinking a huge amount of coffee.
12. Decaf – coffee that does not have caffeine in it. People usually drink decaf so that they are not wired up.
13. Caffeinated coffee – coffee that does contain caffeine.
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