Ever since turmeric lattes hit Instagram, Central Coast cafes have embraced the delicious golden drink and one could even argue they’re now producing better and brighter versions than the big smoke.
With their vibrant yellow hues and thick luscious coconut-milk froth, turmeric lattes are like a sweet and spicy, caffeine-free cappuccino that warm your heart and soul.
Turmeric has been around for centuries but golden lattes are the latest way that cafes have made the root, which has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and is rich in antioxidants, palatable and enjoyable.
Here are a few of our fave places to warm up and get cosy with a turmeric latte this winter.
Like Minds golden lattes are made from turmeric grown fresh in the Avoca cafe’s vegetable garden. Golden, creamy and sweet, they taste good and you know they’re good for you. A few sips, alternated with a few bites of a homemade biscuit or pastry, really is like a hug from your best friend.
Lords of Pour is Ettalong’s newest cafe and while they are fast becoming known for their coffee credentials, they also mean business when it comes to turmeric lattes. With an edgy and enchanting vibe, like something you might find in a Melbourne alley, the hip space is a great place to savour the delightful winter treat.
With lashings of cinnamon, Jasmine Greens’ frothy, flamboyant, flavoursome brews are bright in colour and beautiful in flavour. Turmeric lattes fit right in with the ethos of Umina Beach cafe which is all about nurturing our health and the health of the planet. They’re best enjoyed reclining in a deck chair on the grass, knowing that the combination of pepper and turmeric is doing nothing but good things for your body.
Pearl Beach cafe offers steaming yellow cups of turmeric goodness from the cafe and the adjacent general store. Whether you enjoy one in the chic beachside cafe or take away down to the golden shore of Pearly, it’s a delicious heart-warming treat.
Coastal Chic Tip: We also hear Modern Organic at Long Jetty and Kemu at Terrigal make a mean turmeric latte.