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Superstar barista creates espressos for Canadian visit

To celebrate his visit to Canada, Giorgio Milos, master barista for Trieste, Italy-based Illycaffe, has created three espresso-based beverages using maple syrup.

These are designed to make in espresso makers in home kitchens.

Maple Leaf Caffe Latte

  1. Prepare 30 ml (1 oz) espresso and pour into serving glass.
  2. Pour 125 ml (4 oz) fresh cold milk in a steaming pitcher; steam the milk. Do not create froth.
  3. Pour warm milk over the espresso in the serving glass.
  4. Combine 60 ml (2 oz) heavy cream and 20 ml (2/3 oz) pure maple syrup in the mixer cup or in a small pitcher.
  5. Mix on low for no more than 5 seconds or whip gently by hand with whisk for 15 seconds.
  6. Gently pour the maple cream onto the latte, floating it on top.
  7. Garnish with a pinch of cinnamon.
  8. Makes 1 180 ml (6 oz) serving.

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Spiced Maple Drop

  1. Put 15 ml (1/2 oz) pure maple syrup in the bottom of the glass. Prepare 30 ml (1 oz) espresso directly into the glass over the syrup.
  2. While coffee is brewing, steam and froth 120 ml (4 oz) fresh cold milk. Dust top of espresso with a pinch of cinnamon. Quickly pour frothed/steamed milk onto the espresso.
  3. Serve with a spoon and stir before consuming.
  4. Makes 70 ml (2.5 oz) serving.

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Maple Caffe Cocktail

  1. Fill cocktail shaker ½ with ice (375 ml or 12 oz measure). Add 30 ml (1 oz) espresso. Add 60 ml (2 oz) bourbon and add 30 ml (1 oz) pure maple syrup.
  2. Add 2 ml (½ tsp) lemon juice.
  3. Shake vigorously several times in a back and forth motion. Pour into cocktail glass straining the ice.
  4. Makes 170 ml (5 oz) cocktail.

Source: illy caffe

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