Wednesday, May 3, 2017
What's a cortado?
Alton Brown of the Food Network occasionally posts about having a cortado to get him going in the morning. I was pretty sure that a cortado was some kind of coffee-based drink, confirmed when he posted a picture of himself drinking it. But I didn't know what it really was.
Then I found this article:
What's the difference between a flat white and a cortado?
It includes a picture of a flat white and a cortado.
Now that I know what it is, I want to try one. (I've had a Starbucks flat white a couple of times.) Apparently, "nearby" me (meaning either the ~90 minute drive to Baltimore or the ~60 minute drive to Washington) there are coffee shops that serve up cortados. Though I don't have any trips to the "big city" scheduled this month, even though I might suddenly get a call to do a report, I should be in Baltimore in June. I'll have to remember then to get myself a cortado.
What one version looks like:
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