Flat White Coffee.
Creator. Frank McInnes
Where. Wellington, NZ
Smaller than a Latte, the Flat White consists of one-third espresso, two-thirds milk. The milk is steamed, not frothed, to leave a smooth and velvety crema on top. Even Vogue has weighed in on the debate, pointing out why New Zealand has the advantage when it comes to making a great coffee.
Flat white coffee was formed when a despondent barista named Fraser McInnes made a cappuccino with low-fat milk that refused to froth. With typical Kiwi positivity, he named the failed cappuccino Flat White, and the term stuck