Coffee’s reach expands across the entire world. There are few places where you do not find it consumed in one form or another. Given its wide reach, it’s no surprise that there are a huge variety of possible ways to prepare coffee. We’ve traveled the world, from Austria to Australia and everywhere in between, to bring you eight of our favorite coffee concoctions.
Indonesia is one of the top coffee producers in the world. As such, it’s no surprise that the country has its share of coffee drinks. Kopi jahe is a simple, rustic Indonesian coffee that gets a jolt from smashed ginger. Kopi telur is a more elegant preparation made by layering unfiltered coffee, foamed egg yolks, and sweetened condensed milk. Both are absolutely delicious.
One global coffee drink that has gotten a lot of attention in the United States lately is the flat white. To make this drink, popular amongst Australians and New Zealanders, espresso is poured over foamed milk.
Have you ever had trouble deciding whether to drink coffee or tea? Hong Kong has an answer for your predicament: yuanyanga. To make this drink, sugary milk tea and drip coffee are simply mixed. The resulting drink is a quirky fifty-fifty blend that’s soft yet tannic, with a mellow jolt of caffeine.
Find these recipes and more in our collection of 8 global coffee variations.