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What's the difference between oatmeal milk and milk? Why is it so difficult for a latte to pull up flowers with it?

Published: 2024-06-25 Author:
Last Updated: 2024/06/25, Perhaps it is worried that drinking milk is easy to upset the stomach. Recently, many guests always ask if there is an oatmeal milk latte in the front street, or leave a message backstage: how to use oatmeal milk to make delicate foam. Although all kinds of milk cafes produced in Qianjie are made of full-fat fresh milk, we have no choice but to be curious.

Perhaps it is worried that drinking milk is easy to upset the stomach. Recently, many guests always ask if there is an oatmeal milk latte in the front street, or leave a message backstage: how to use oatmeal milk to make delicate foam. Although all kinds of milk cafes produced in Qianjie are made of full-fat fresh milk, we have no choice but to be curious, so today let's talk about the characteristics of oatmeal lattes and the skills of using oatmeal milk to get rid of bubbles and flowers.

(fresh milk on the left and oatmeal milk on the right) what is oatmeal milk?

When it comes to oatmeal milk, first of all, we have to figure out a concept. Although it has "milk" in its name, it really has nothing to do with fresh milk. Specifically, oat milk does not contain any milk ingredients, but uses oats and water-ground oat pulp as raw materials, adding a certain proportion of fat, thickeners and stabilizers to adjust the taste, taste and texture. Finally, a plant-based milk sterilized at high temperature. Because of the nature of 0 lactose, it is also more friendly to the physique of people who are lactose intolerant.

Oatmeal milk is lighter than regular fresh milk, but it has richer taste layers than other plant milk such as almond milk and soy milk. There are many choices of oatmeal milk on the market today, and OATLY is used in the front street here. When tasted directly, you can feel this oatmeal milk has both oatmeal grain aroma and creamy mellow and smooth. Oatmeal milk will be delaminated and precipitated for a long time, so it is best to shake it well and then pour it out. )

You can shake it like this without opening it! )

What's the difference between the same hot milk coffee, oatmeal latte and fresh milk latte?

Full-fat fresh milk belongs to dairy products, which is rich in lactose, fat and protein. Because of the rich lactose, full-fat fresh milk tastes sweet, especially when heated to more than 30 ℃, lactose is broken down into galactose, glucose and other ingredients, including sugars sweeter than lactose, which is why heated fresh milk tastes sweeter. When the heated fresh milk is combined with espresso, in addition to dilution, under the support of milk sweet, the coffee will also show a balanced and full taste.

In terms of flavor, the interaction between oatmeal milk and coffee is the same as milk coffee, which can balance the sweetness of Italian concentrate, bring sweetness of grains, and give complex flavor performance with some aromatic substances in coffee beans. The sunflower warm Italian coffee beans used by street stores in the past, for example, fused with heated oatmeal milk, the coffee as a whole shows the sweetness of maltose and the aroma of whisky, smooth and delicate taste, with a little fiber in the end.

Of course, there are individual brands of oatmeal milk due to the use of oily proportion, too prominent heavy nut tone, and cover up the light flavor of the coffee. When you choose and buy, you might as well compare which oatmeal milk is more suitable for the concentration of your own Italian beans.

What skills do you need to pull flowers with oat milk?

Friends with relevant self-made experience should know that if you dispose of the plant milk base according to the operation of the milk latte, you will find that the milk foams they produce are easy to have common problems such as non-delicate, difficult to map, and fast defoaming, and the key reason is protein.

Because the protein content of oat milk is relatively low and the type of oat milk is different from general full-fat fresh milk, these plant milk often need thickeners and stabilizers to help cover the air to form a stable structure similar to that in milk foam. Therefore, when getting rid of milk foam, you need to get as much air as possible at first. In practice, you can observe the changes in the liquid level in the tank. Fresh milk will generally hit the degree of 1~2cm, while the foam of oat milk can be beaten to 2~2.5cm.

In contrast, oatmeal milk is not as strict as milk in passing temperature, and can perform well even at a temperature of up to 65 ℃. In this way, in order to get a smoother milk foam texture and a stable structural layer, in order to make a clear pattern and texture, and to maintain a stable flower shape, we have to use the whirlpool to appropriately prolong the heating and splashing process until it is completely hot.

When blending, Qianjie recommends pouring a small amount of oatmeal milk into the coffee cup and shaking the cup gently, so that they can be fully mixed first, avoiding layering while maintaining a cleaner glossy liquid surface. When it comes to the drawing link, the liquid column in which we release the flow is kept as small as possible, and the action is more gentle, because the too large flow is not only difficult to uniformly merge into the grease, but also may break through the surface due to the "countercurrent" on the tumbling upstream, thus destroying the pattern pushed at first.

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