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Paulig Barista Institute

Flat white

You can see, taste and feel the personal touch of a professional barista in a flat white,  an espresso based coffee originating from Australia. Flat white should exhibit distinct flavour of coffee as well as milk.

ALL YOU NEED

Ingredients for a delicious cup of coffee
  • Espresso
  • Milk
  • Espresso machine
  • Grinder
  • Scale
  • Milk pitcher
  • Cloth for portafilter & steamwand
  • Cup (drink volume: 150-240 ml)

STEP 1

Pull a double espresso into a cup or glass. Use double ristretto or double espresso. Often the drink has strong coffee taste.

STEP 2

Steam the milk to 55–62 °C. Learn how the right temperature feels in your hand when holding the pitcher or use a thermometer to take the temperature of the milk or use a thermometer to take the temperature of the milk.

STEP 3

To make the milk velvety and smooth and disperse any bubbles, give the pitcher a thump on the counter and swirl the milk lightly around the pitcher.

STEP 4

Make a latte art pattern on the surface of the flat white. Foam layer should be from 0.5-1.5 cm.

 

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