National Cappuccino Day!

Coffee lovers rejoice, today, Thursday, November 12th, is National Cappuccino Day!{}In Italian, cappuccino means "little cap."

{}{}Food historians say cappuccino got its name from the Capuchin monks who wore brown robes the color of espresso.{}{}And some say the drink is originally from Austria, not Italy.{}

The way it's made has evolved over the years, largely due to technology.{}Initially, it was made by combining espresso and heated milk.{}Then, the milk changed from being heated to frothed. Finally, with the advent of the espresso machine, the milk was steamed.{}

By the way, it has the same amount of caffeine as a cup of coffee, it's just more concentrated.{}