Macchiato – an espresso with a dollop of milk foam. (often called ‘marked with milk’)
Cafe Americano – two shots of espresso with 6-8 oz. of hot water.
Espresso con Panna – an espresso with a dollop of whipped cream.
Latte – an espresso with lots of steamed milk and milk foam.
Mocha – espresso with lots of steamed milk and then whipped cream.
Cappuccino – an espresso with lots of steamed milk and lots of foam. Some people will say it has very little or no steamed milk and just foam. It depends on where you order it.
Cafe Breve – espresso with steamed half-and-half.
Cafe Freddo – espresso served cold. If you wait to long to drink your espresso it can turn into this.
Cafe Romano – an espresso with a twist of lemon.
Cafe Ricola – an espresso served with a ground up herbal lozenge.
Actually, we just made that last one up. We suppose you could add anything you wanted to an espresso and invent a drink with a cool name. Don’t be afraid to experiment.
There are a lot more we could have listed but these are the most popular espresso drinks.
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