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pnewelljr
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Posted Wed Feb 19, 2014, 1:39pm
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I have an espresso without a steam wand and am trying to figure out how to aerate milk for a latte. I tried one of the handheld frothers, but it just makes bubbles and foam (what would be in a cappuccino). I need the microfoam and aeration you find in a latte. Is this possible?
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Posted Wed Feb 19, 2014, 4:12pm
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pnewelljr Said:

I have an espresso without a steam wand and am trying to figure out how to aerate milk for a latte. I tried one of the handheld frothers, but it just makes bubbles and foam (what would be in a cappuccino). I need the microfoam and aeration you find in a latte. Is this possible?

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Yes you can do it with a frothing wand.  You need good batteries and good technique.

Go to YouTube and search for 'cappuccinable'

This had been discussed many times before.
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Posted Fri Mar 28, 2014, 12:47pm
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Doesnt nespresso sell a unit that would work for this situation?
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Posted Tue May 13, 2014, 12:36am
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mgk2031 Said:

Doesnt nespresso sell a unit that would work for this situation?

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Those are milk frothers.  They're only good for making foam heads for frothy drinks, not microfoam.
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Posted Tue May 13, 2014, 2:49am
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Axd3uPDxzE
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Posted Tue May 13, 2014, 5:47am
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I aerate milk by using a battery powered frothing wand and then I heat the frothed milk in the microwave for maybe 40 seconds.  I get good, frothy milk.  It seems to work best with 1% milk which is fairly fresh.
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