Summer, Italian dreams …. It’s time for a capuccino. No fancy machine available?

Don’t worry we have the solution! Here are a couple of tricks to help you up your Italian cappuccino.


You need (makes two):

  • 1/2 cups fresh brewed strong espresso or other strong coffee
  • 1 cup milk
  • Cacao powder
  • 2-4 teaspoons sugar (quantity to taste)


  • Brew the espresso, set aside and keep warm
  • Prepare themik:
    • 1st method: Warm up the milk until hot, don’t boil it! Whip warm milk in a blender until foams is formed. This takes about 1 minute.
    • 2nd method: Pour it in a French press and work the press with smooth up and down pumping movements till the milk is double its volume.
    • 3rd method: Pour milk into a jar with tight fitting lid. Close the lid and shake. Then it’s time to shake until your milk has about doubled in volume. Now microwave for 30 seconds. Keep a close eye on it as might be close to boiling over.
  • Pour coffee in the cups, pour the milk using a spoon to hold back the foam. Then scoop the foam on top!
  • Dust with cacao powder.
  • Add sugar and enjoy.