How to Make Espresso at Home – A Definitive Guide

Freshly brewed espresso shot

Everyone loves espresso coffee. No matter what we do to make our cup of joe at home, nothing seems to compare to a beautiful, strong, crema-topped espresso, which we get in our favorite coffee shop. But wouldn’t it be lovely to be able to recreate this at home?  The process for how to make espresso…

Espresso vs Turkish vs Drip Coffee – a Visual Comparison

When comparing espresso with other drinks, there are a few questions that are relevant. How much coffee beans do I need to use, how strong the coffee is, and how much coffee do I get?

Find all of these answers and, and a few more, in this infografic created by Coffee-Brewing-Methods.com.

Infographic – Espresso vs Turkish vs Drip Coffee

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…

Coffee – A Brief History (Why We Love Espresso)

Nowadays the whole world wakes up with the scent of coffee, the most popular drink after water and wine. And for the Italians, nothing like the espresso cup brings home to mind. How many times abroad have we tried desperately a decent espresso, deceiving ourselves so many times in front of the machines similar to…

How to Make Espresso Drinks at Home?

espresso americano coffee

Did you know espresso is regulated by the Italian government because it is considered an essential part of their daily life? Espresso is a full-flavored coffee that is usually served in “shots”. It is highly concentrated. It is made by forcing pressurized, hot water through very finely ground coffee beans. The process is usually called “pulling…