If you choose to add milk (usually evaporated), you might order it by a different name: “frappe-milk.” It’s not as common to add a lot of milk, but Greek Cypriots from the island of Cyprus tend to drink this variety of frappe more often. That is a frappe! Dalgona is a form of whipped coffee, which is a popular drink across Asia. The new “fluffy coffee” uses mostly milk, and the instant coffee is given a more whipped texture than the shaken foam of a frappe. The drink came out absolutely sweating. Cafes are built into the city culture here.”. The frappe’s popularity grew quickly in Greek coffee culture and became a staple at outdoor cafés during the summer. Dalgona coffee originated in South Korea (there’s actually debate about that but it’s most commonly known as originating from there) - though it’s arguably very similar to the traditional Greek Nescafé Frappe- more on that later. The other popular cold drinks similar to it in Greece are espresso freddo (iced espresso) and cappuccino freddo (cappuccino with plenty of ice, topped with frothy cold milk) the ice coffee is in the glass first then a super creamy and frothy milk is followed over it. And this frothing of instant coffee has always been in my life and the life of every Greek person out there. You stir it before you drink and you get sort of ‘coffee milk’ instead of a chocolate milk - you get it? “Not bad!” read the captions beneath photos of them posing proudly, whipped instant coffee in hand. Sure, some of us have coffee-makers and ovens,” Min Lee Jung, a 20-year-old university student in Seoul, told, . Dalgona?” my family exclaimed when I called to tell them about this new viral trend. Dalgona is a form of whipped coffee, which is a popular drink across Asia. Gunfights & Coffee: Why Black Rifle Coffee Tastes So Good, ‘From Cradle to Career’: Special Operations Warrior Foundation Leaves No Child of America’s Fallen Special Operators Behind, US Senate Approves Bill to Upgrade Alwyn Cashe’s Silver Star to the Medal of Honor, ‘Make People Laugh More and Hurt Themselves Less’ — How Veteran With A Sign Found a Mission and a Movement, With quarantines and stay-at-home mandates sweeping the nation, our ability to caffeinate properly has been limited to, South Korea was hit with its first case of, “We pay more attention to herbal teas and other methods of cooking. I would have never thought all the pour-over loving foodies would ever be caught owning a canister of Nescafé or any brand of instant coffee. With quarantines and stay-at-home mandates sweeping the nation, our ability to caffeinate properly has been limited to our homes. Once you foam it up with a handheld foam mixer or a cocktail shaker, add some ice and maybe a bit more water. It’s among the most popular forms of coffee in Greece. It has overtaken all social media over the last few weeks as the #1 drink to make. It looks like a pillow of mousse over milk. Don’t take it from me though - give both a whirl and make your own informed choice. If we are going to use instant coffee let’s get instant results or as close to as possible. I take mine Metrios - or just milk deepening on my mood. Nothing is better than a Greek frappe, enjoyed exactly like this—but assuming you aren’t planning a picturesque vacation in Greece this summer, you can make it at home with just a few ingredients. You get super amazing peaks in 1 minute or less. This sounds infinitely better than that Dalgona nonsense. And of course, there’s always the Starbucks Frappuccino. To be fair, the two drinks aren’t precisely the same, just markedly similar. Place the coffee sugar and 1-1½ oz of water in a cocktail mixer or a mason jar or some sort of container that can be sealed and shaken. I’m Joanne, and welcome to Olive & Mango where I cook delicious and (mostly) healthy food that anyone can make. But mostly, I’m kind of excited. Vigorously whisk by hand until mixture turns silky smooth and shiny, then continue whisking until it thickens and holds its shape approximately 3-5 minutes by hand and 1 minute using mixer with whisk attachment.