Café au lait ("Caf-A O lay")
Enjoyed the world over, Café au lait ("Caf-A O lay") simply means "coffee with milk" in French. ... while some people suggest using espresso, a cup of espresso and steamed milk is technically a latté, not a café au lait. This drink is simply half brewed coffee and half warmed milk. You might get a little foam on top, but the essential idea is thinning the strong coffee with a generous amount of warm, creamy milk. In many American coffeehouses, a café au lait is a drink of strong drip brewed or French pressed coffee, to which steamed milk is added which contrasts with a caffè latte, which uses espresso as a base. Of course a great French Roast Coffee would be Lion Hawaiian French Roast Kona blend coffee as substitute.