What is a Latte

A latte --in terms of coffe-- refers to the Italian caffe latte or caffellatte meaning coffee and milk. It is a coffee drink made with espresso and steamed milk. There is a slight difference between the traditional italian latte and the international latte. The italian original latte is not foamed.
Caffe Latte
The funny thing about the caffe latte is, when we order a latte at a restaurant, we probably get a cup of coffee instead of a cup of milk. Though in fact latte is the italian for milk.

Latte Macchiato
Caffe latte is also related with Latte macchiato. Caffe latte and Latte macchiato both use steamed milk and espresso. The difference is in the Caffe latte, steamed milk added to espresso, while Latte macchiato using espresso added to steamed milk.