What’s The Difference Between Mocha, Latte, Frappe, Espresso, And Cappuccino Coffees?

Andi Grace loves coffee. Her brother Nate even accuses her of having an addiction to coffee.
Do you enjoy coffee? Do you have a favorite shop or blend?
I’d love to hear your thoughts on coffee, even if you hate it.

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There are a lot of different espresso-based drinks, sometimes this much variety can be confusing. I have a friend who admitted that she didn’t like to go a coffee shop. She couldn’t choose between macchiato, latte, cappuccino, mocha, and many others because she didn’t know what they were. She was embarrassed to ask the barista what the differences were, so she started tobuy a different coffee drink every day.

What makes these coffee beverages different from each other? What are the distinctive characteristics between them?

Here are the major differences between latte, cappuccino, and mocha:

  • Cappuccino – 1/3 espresso, 1/3 steamed milk, 1/3 foamed milk
    The espresso is toned down with milk, but the coffee taste is still featured.
  • Latte – 1/6 espresso, 4/6 steamed milk, 1/6 foamed milk
    This is a milk based drink with just a little coffee.
  • Mocha – 2/5 espresso, 2/5 chocolate, 1/5 steamed milk
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Taking a Break From COVID-19

Many people are exhausted from social distancing and staying at home. We can’t quit because we’ve got to flatten the curve. Who really heard of that expression before the coronavirus hit?

The point of today’s post is to take a mental vacation. One of my favorite trips was in 2019 when Tim and I visited France with my brother and sister-in-law, Chris and Carol Lutz.

Chris and Carol by The Roue de Paris
In the Paris, the City of Love, we witnessed a couple getting married! C’est très romantique.
I’d love to hear about your favorite trips.

Social Distancing

What does social distancing look like for you? Are you staying in your house all day? Just going out to buy groceries or medicine?

Social distancing isn’t the same as living in exile. We can still connect through social media, video chats, and even phone calls.

If you have a dog, you have to go outside periodically. Living on the coast allows me to walk on a quiet beach. The fresh air and the surf energize me. This world is bigger than I am.

I’m not being asked to fight a war. I’ve only been asked to stay home. If people flock to the beach near me, I will stay home. Until then, I’m going to enjoy the limited freedom available to me.

I’d love to hear your survival tips for social distancing.

As far as you can see, there’s not another soul around.

Secrets Can Be Deadly

I’ve been writing for quite a few years with many of the ups and downs authors experience on the road to publication.

Bite the Dust is the first book in A Low Country Dog Walker Mystery series. Andi Grace Scott is the local dog walker and friend to all. She has a caretaker personality which is part of her charm in caring for dogs.

The series takes place in the fictional town Heyward Beach, South Carolina. The town consists of an island and extends to the mainland. I hope you read this series and come to care for the characters as much as I do. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/161194984X/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0

Secrets can be deadly.

One steamy South Carolina morning, Low Country dog walker Andi Grace Scott discovers a client’s dead body. Police quickly decide she’s the prime suspect. Horrified, she knows she’ll have to turn detective if she’s going to convince them they’re barking up the wrong tree.

Proving her innocence could be a tall order. The local police never solved the hit-and-run that killed her parents; Andi Grace isn’t sure they’ll solve this crime either…not when they have a convenient suspect—one caught with the possible murder weapon in her hand. She’ll have to follow every clue and call in every favor, even if that puts her in danger.

If you love strong heroines, coastal small-town life, and dogs, you’ll love Bite the Dust.