National Cafe au Lait Day

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When Celebrated

Always on February 17th


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About the Holiday

National Cafe au Lait Day celebrates this delicious beverage that is made with coffee and milk or half-and-half. Cafe au Lait is a French word meaning coffee with milk. A typical ratio is 1:1 or 1:2 dark roast coffee to milk and is sometimes accompanied with sugar, chocolate, nutmeg, honey, cinnamon, chicory, or vanilla. Cafe au Lait has different names depending on the country. For example; Brazil and Portugal: Cafe com Leite, Italy: Caffé Latte, Germany: Milchkaffee, Spain: Cafe con Leche, Poland: Kawa Biala, and in Netherlands: Koffie Verkeerd.

Gift Guidelines

  • Gourmet Coffee
  • Gift Card to a Gourmet Coffee Shop
  • Coffee mugs

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