The Milky Way and Galactose

Why do we heat milk and add it to espresso? Subjectively speaking, to create a rich, sweet, coffee flavored beverage. Lactose is a simple sugar that represents 30% of the calorie content in milk. When milk is heated, lactose is broken into glucose and galactose which are sweeter.

About michael

I began my professional food career at 26. I am the son of Michael and Amelia Loughlin who opened the roxborough location in 2006. I seek creative yet simply prepared menu options. I personally brought the art of bread baking to crossroads through a friend of mine.
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