What kind of authentic? Cappuccino suffered an identity crisis"
In new network on 10 October, 9 U.S. media published the article said, many Coffee Cappuccino is by “ ” a love of coffee drinks. But now, this once the king of special coffee drinks is experiencing a “ identity crisis ”.
The article said that only a short while ago, very easy to identify cappuccino. A concentrated coffee with hot milk, topped with a layer of cream like milk. But now, what exactly is the cappuccino, even in the middle of experts there is no small controversy, coffee connoisseurs have focused on the size of the coffee, think this is the distinction between each other's characteristics.
Delicacy and coffee · writer Oliver; strand (Oliver Strand) believes that in the United States, a small, cappuccino cup, cup, but this is actually a coin out of the. The strand that is basically a cappuccino, 4 ounces (about 113 grams).
There are coffee professionals believe that what is the cappuccino, should not stare at the weight of the factors. There are people cling to old-fashioned definition: layered coffee, Hot Milk and foam cappuccino is the key.
The article said that the number of coffee shops in the United States, cappuccino is not stratified, the top is no visible bubbles of foam, drink up from the first to the last bite is the same. This version appears to contradict the Specialty Coffee Association of America (Specialty Coffee Association of America, referred to as SCAA) and its subordinate barista guild (Barista Guild) the implementation of the standard standard cappuccino, that must have at least 1 cm thick foam.
But some people in the industry said that this standard a little “ ridiculous ” milk bubble is only 1 cm thick, an inattentive became a latte. Coffee experts believe that those who are “ &rdquo bitch latte art; modern cappuccino foam led to so little. Experts say, in the “ do not take pictures without cooking ” age, less foam is conducive to make complicated fancy coffee.
In New York, there is a coffee shop owner unbearable and those who believe that they know what is authentic “ ” cappuccino customers, remove the name of all the drinks menu. The boss believes that no matter what kind of coffee, are “ Italian condensed milk ”. However, the recent popularity of the white white (flat) to make him particularly angry, because this intent espresso and milk made of beverages, a variety of “ authority ” practice is more diverse.
However, the article said that not all people concerned about this kind of problem, such as the boss of the above, regardless of coffee taxonomy. For example, the National Institute of Italy, Italy coffee (Instituto Espresso Italian) on the appeal of the use of “ 25 ml espresso and 100 ml of steam whipping milk foam ”.
Italian Coffee lovers of authentic cappuccino insisted that this idea, chairman of the Agriculture Committee in 2007, the government should issue a certificate to use the correct method of making coffee.
But some people do not agree with the so-called Italy perfect standards. The coffee industry pointed out, even in Italy, cappuccino standards also vary, common only smaller amount, is considered to be a morning drink.
Culinary historians say cappuccino probably originated in Austria, is popular with the rise of the coffee chain Starbucks and the company in the United states. Scholars also said that perhaps the best cappuccino does not need fancy coffee or other decorative techniques.