Making the Perfect Cappuccino: May the Foam Be With You

Michael Phillips, the 2010 World Barista Champion (yes, there is such a thing), is a man who knows how to make an Instagram-worthy cappuccino.

Fortunately for the froth-challenged among us, he’s also the director of education for Blue Bottle Coffee, and therefore he’s willing to share.

Let the brewing begin:

If you’d like to get started at home, click here to see Consumer Reports’ rundown of the best coffeemakers.

Then click here for‘s look at the best milk frothers.

Lastly, while we don’t exactly have the Capuchin monks to thank for the cappuccino, their fashion sense did play a part. Click here to learn more.