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Create the perfect latte art heart

It'll be love at first pour. Find out how to create the perfect latte heart every time. Busy, busy but got a few seconds to spare? Take a look at the quick and instant version. Want to take it slower? Check out the step by step scenes and we'll take you through it one expert move at a time. Watch, skip, repeat, go share the feeling!

Watch, skip, repeat and enjoy!

Part 1

0m 9secs

Part 2

0m 7secs

Part 3

0m 14secs

The Essentials

Here's what you need before you get brewing.

Espresso machine

Coffee Grinder

Scale

Timer

Tamper & Tampingmat

Knockbox

Brush

2 Pitchers

3 Cloths

1 for portafilter, 1 for driptray, 1 for countertop

Coffee

Plant-based drink of choice

Cups/glasses, saucers & spoons

Heart

Step 1

  • Prepare your espresso(s) and steam your plant-based drink.

Heart

Step 2

  • Tilt your cup and create a canvas, like pouring a ‘brown cappuccino’.











Heart

Step 3

  • When the cup is 3/4 full, pause for a moment then start pouring into the centre of the cup.

  • Slowly straighten the cup and when it’s nearly full, lift the pitcher and ‘cut’ through the middle towards the front of the cup.

Latte

"Accidentally created too much foam? Just pour a little of the excess out of the pitcher before you start pouring your latte."

Chiara Bergonzi

Chiara Bergonzi

Milan, Italy

Barista Notes

Before pouring patterns, start with a little pitcher practice. Pour a 'brown' and a 'white' cappuccino and build up your control – and confidence!

Ideas

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