Last week I blogged about a guy who invented a way to rig up a coffee latte art printing machine with free directions. Although it was an innovative technological invention, personally I love things that are handcrafted and show the art and originality of the artist or crafts person. The handmade touch is something I appreciate because we make our living from our hands. For our business we produce handcrafted soy candles, beeswax candles, natural soaps, and solid perfumes. For my artwork, I enjoy painting and drawing.
Traditional latte art refers to patterns made in the foam topping espresso drinks. A barista (expert in coffee preparation) may have a signature latte art design or style which can take her or him years to master.
Check out this coffee latte art site where baristas from around the world share their ephemeral coffee creations in a cup of coffee. There are dozens of coffee latte art designs with many different themes. Besides hearts, leaves, foliage, and abstract designs, there were also several animal faces (the monkey shown here is my favorite), and a galaxy theme complete with moon, sun, stars and planets.
You may not always be able to make your cup of coffee look this good, but you are in control when it comes to how good your coffee taste. For guaranteed wonderful coffee, try our 100% pure Kona coffee direct from the Big Island where we live.