Unlike a Latte that is made with espresso and foamed milk, Café con leche is a coffee beverage consisting of strong or bold coffee, not necessarily a shot of espresso in a 1:1 ratio.
Place fresh ground coffee in the french press
Add boiling water, stir for two minutes, sit for five minutes
Heat milk by stove top on moderate until almost boiling
Simmer milk until the coffee has brewed
Pour the milk over your coffee in a cup and enjoy
The coffee is made by stove top, french press or a percolator. Freshly Ground beans from a French Roast variety is desirable for its intense flavor as a milder coffee will be too light for the milk, and the coffee taste will diminish.
This recipe uses a french press; you can allow the coffee to sit longer in the boiling water if you desire a stronger flavor