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What a Cup of Coffee Looks Like in Different Countries

Many people love starting their days with a cup of fresh coffee. This drink not only makes you feel more awake but also makes you feel cozy. In different countries, this drink is made in totally different ways.

We at 5-Minute Crafts have collected the different ways to make coffee from different countries, and honestly, some of them really amazed us.

Egg coffee. Vietnam

Vietnamese egg coffee is made like this:

  • Take a fresh chicken egg. Separate the yolk from the whites. Add several drops of honey to the yolk and whip it.
  • In a separate bowl, whip the whites with sugar and 2-3 drops of honey to make a foam.
  • Put several teaspoons of condensed milk into the cup you will serve the coffee in.
  • Carefully add a portion of fresh espresso.
  • Add the whipped yolk and add the foam from the whites.
  • This drink should be served in a deep bowl with hot water for it to keep its temperature for a longer time.

Lapland coffee. Finland

To make this coffee, you need special bread cheese.

  • Cut it into cubes and put several pieces into the cup.
  • Pour hot black coffee to cover the cheese.
  • Bread cheese absorbs the coffee flavor, becomes a bit soft, and the taste is amazing.
  • Some people prefer to eat the cheese first and then drink coffee, others like it vice versa.

Lagrima. Argentina

Lagrima is not coffee with milk but more like milk with coffee.

  • Whip milk into a foam with a cappuccino maker.
  • Make black coffee.
  • Add a few drops of coffee into the milk foam.

Bombon. Spain

Spanish coffee bombon is another interpretation of coffee with condensed milk.

  • Fill 1/3 of a glass with condensed milk.
  • Make espresso.
  • Fill another 1/3 of the glass with black coffee.
  • Grind ice in a mixer with a few drops of coffee.
  • Put the ice foam on top of the coffee.

Frappe. Greece

Frappe is a cold coffee drink from Greece.

  • In a shaker, mix a bit of water, black coffee, and sugar. Whip for a foam to appear.
  • When you have the foam, add milk, ice cream, cold water, and ice.
  • If you want, you can decorate your drink with whipped cream.

Coffee with honey and garlic

This is an unusual interpretation of a standard drink.

  • Add 3 tablespoons of honey in a cezve and bring it to a boil.
  • Add a sliced garlic clove in it and let it boil again.
  • Then add 3 teaspoons of ground coffee and 300-350 ml of water and leave it on the stove to cook.

Coffee with spices. Morocco

This is coffee with some spices.

  • Take 1/4 tsp of nutmeg, ground cinnamon, ginger, black pepper, and cardamom. Add some cloves.
  • Mix the spices with 1/2 glass of coffee beans and grind it in a coffee maker until you have a powder.
  • Use 1-2 tsp of the mix for 1 coffee cup.
  • Make coffee and add milk and sugar if you want.

Coffee with tea. Hong Kong

Here’s another unusual drink — Yuenyeung — a mix of coffee and milk tea from Hong Kong.

  • In order to make this drink, you need 3 parts of coffee and 7 parts of black tea.
  • Make black coffee.
  • Make black tea and add some milk.
  • Mix the drinks in the 3:7 proportion.

Toube. Senegal

Touba is not so much of a coffee-making method, but more of a coffee frying method.

  • Take Senegal coffee fried with Guinea pepper.
  • Make your regular coffee and enjoy the unusual taste.

Flat White. Australia and New Zealand

Flat White is a kind of coffee that tastes like a latte or cappuccino but with different proportions: more coffee and a thinner layer of milk foam.

  • For 110 ml of milk, you need 60 ml of espresso. This is the right proportion.
  • Whip the milk.
  • Add hot coffee.
  • Add milk gradually so that some of it is dissolved in the coffee and a thin layer of foam stays on the top.

Café de Olla. Mexico

Mexican Café de Olla is another kind of coffee with spices.

  • To make 4 portions, pour 1 liter of water into a pot, add 50 grams of sugar, a cinnamon stick, 5 cloves, and the skin of half an orange.
  • Boil the mix and keep boiling it over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add 60 grams of fine-ground coffee, boil it, and take it off the heat.
  • Let the drink rest for 5 minutes.
  • Pour the coffee through a strainer.
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