Where Does The Word Espresso Come From

Espresso, a full-flavored concentrated coffee often served in shots for a good caffeine kick has an interesting history. You don’t need an espresso machine to make a good cup of espresso. But, not using a good espresso machine means putting in extra work to produce an...

Home Espresso Machines

When it comes to comparing and evaluating espresso machines, there are three broader categories: semi-automatic, fully-automatic, and super-automatic. The first two types are pretty much impossible to distinguish from each other. They give the user more control...

Must Have Espresso Accessories

If you’re just beginning to explore the world of espresso, congratulations. You’ve entered into a realm of pure possibility, and though it can feel overwhelming at times, just know that becoming an adept brewmaster is less of a sprint, and more of a marathon. It takes...

Health Benefits of Espresso

Drinking espresso regularly could be beneficial to your health. Best served hot, this beverage is mostly known for its caffeine properties. Not many people realize that a shot of espresso contains more antioxidants than both green and black tea. Why are antioxidants...

What is Espresso & How to Make it

Espresso is just a shot of super strong coffee, right? Actually, it’s not. Espresso is the foundation for many popular coffee beverages and so learning how to make a good espresso the proper way (with and without an espresso machine) is essential for any wannabe...

How To Make Espresso Without a Machine

As a self-confessed coffee aficionado, I love trying out different coffee drinks and fancy cafes. Yet, it was not until recently that I discovered I can make the perfect shot of espresso at home without buying a fancy espresso machine. Yes, it does sound outlandish at...