Brewed - traditional American-style coffee, percolated, steeped, dripped, or pressed.
Espresso - pressure-brewed one cup at a time through 2oz of ultra-fine grounds.
Cappuccino - espresso, hot milk & froth in equal parts (sometimes sugar added).
Caffe Latte - espresso, hot milk & froth (milk in greater proportion than coffee).
Caffe Mocha - espresso, chocolate & hot milk in equal parts (sometimes whipped cream on top).
Café au Lait (or Café con Leche) - brewed coffee & warmed or steamed milk (milk in greater proportion than coffee).
Demitasse - a small cup the size of a single espresso drink.
Mocha Latte - espresso, chocolate, hot milk & froth in equal parts.
Lungo - normal espresso, but with 4oz of grounds (called an extended espresso).
Double - double water and double grounds - two drinks-worth in one cup.
Con Panna - espresso with dollop of whipped cream.
Espresso Macchiato - espresso with a "stain" of milk.
Latte Macchiato - milk with a "stain" of espresso.
Espresso Granita - espresso frozen, then crushed & topped with whipped cream.
Granita Latte - espresso, milk & sugar; stirred and frozen, then crushed & topped with whipped cream.
* Rule of Thumb - "Café" drinks are generally American-style brewed drinks, while "Caffe" drinks are espresso-based.
(c)1998 R. David Schaefer
Monday, April 25, 2005
Sunday, April 24, 2005
I can't decide whether the caption should be : "Stupidity at work" or "Stupid people going to work" ... well, you get the message
entered 4/24/2005 06:39:00 PM
What is wrong with this group? Ans: They are related to a stupid driver - I think his brain took the day off as it was Sunday .. He stopped on the left lane of a three-lane road looking to see where he needs to be, with total fucking disregard to other cars ...
entered 4/24/2005 06:38:00 PM
This driver is a fucking idiot - she took probably a full brain cycle to decide that she should be turning right ... It doesn't help when her brain cycle is slower than the rate of the turning of her steering wheel ...
entered 4/24/2005 06:35:00 PM
The height is human decadence ... this is an SL55 - you can't do too wrong with it. Why can I be as decadent?
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Welcome to the Alamanda ... We now know that stupidity is contagious. The Alamanda being so close to Putrajaya (aka .. Central of Stupidity), the practices are just as stupid. Take the parking for example, the cones to the left of the screen is blocking the entrance to the parking area, we are instead shepherded into the exit side. The whole process takes : 8 red-and-white cones, and 13 bumiputras. Kudos to the effort to maintain the employment rate ...
entered 4/24/2005 10:11:00 AM
Look at those mugshots - one would think that it's the FBI's Most Wanted ... But, alas, it's just the list of suspended members in this golf club ...
entered 4/24/2005 10:06:00 AM
There's no big deal about this picture other than the fact that it shows an error in the camera software .. look for the black spot in the picture where the sun should be ...
entered 4/24/2005 10:04:00 AM
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This is the infrared port on the ThinkPad ... I didn't know that it pulsates ... For those of you who wants a look, just point your phone camera into the IR port ...
entered 4/24/2005 09:57:00 AM
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Fucking po-lice ... staking out on the Seremban highway - all you sad fuckers with no hands-free set for your phone beware. Why don't all you idiots just buy a set!
entered 4/24/2005 09:22:00 AM
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When the gates finally opened, the on-rushing hordes of female shoppers just crushed everything in its path - this is before a lot of rocking and attempts to bring down the gate ... We are our worst enemy ...
entered 4/24/2005 09:10:00 AM
Fisher Price Warehouse Sale ... I found out that one of the most dangerous of creatures on earth is a woman lining up outside a Fisher Price Warehouse Sale. The danger factor is double if this woman is also a mother ... I have not partake in too many scenes of human ugliness - this experience is a little frightening ...
entered 4/24/2005 09:07:00 AM