What Is Espresso

espresso shot in china cup

The espresso beverage as we know it today, dates back to 1947, when Gaggia introduced the first machine capable of creating consistent high pressure during the shot pulling. The machine was called Gaggia Crema Caffe and was intended for normal commercial use. Before the Gaggia Crema Caffe almost every commercial and consumer espresso machine was … Read more

Waking Up Fully Caffeinated With The Right Espresso Machine

Mastrena semiautomatic espresso machine

As a coffee fan, there’s probably nothing more horrifying than hearing “Honey, the espresso machine broke!” This sentence literally takes you through the five stages of grief. The first one is denial: “That can’t be! It worked just fine yesterday!

Afterward, you go through all the other stages: anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. You get angry because you no longer have coffee, try to bargain your way into alternatives, and get depressed because you know it won’t work anymore.

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