After many, many tries I think I am finally getting closer to figuring out “latte art” – making patterns on the surface of espresso crema with specially steamed milk. Here’s my best attempt to date:
It’s a weird hybrid of a rosetta and an apple.
David Schomer has a commercial video for sale (which is terribly overpriced – $49.95 for 18 minutes), but fortunately there are a few free demonstrations out there.
I have to warn you, watching these is absolutely hypnotic :
Once I figure out the process completely I’ll post my own tutorial.