What is espresso?

what is espresso

When I was younger, I was so anxious about ordering coffee because I had no idea what words like latte and cappuccino meant. And what is espresso? Instead of ordering a coffee drink that looked too complicated to even think about brewing at home, I would just order a simple cup of black coffee. Even after looking up these coffee drinks online, I couldn’t remember what they were, and I especially had trouble understanding espressos. So What is Espresso?

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Frothing Pitchers

milk frothing pitcher

You may not be a professional, but every home barista should have at least one frothing pitcher handy.These stainless steel containers are a necessity for using the steam wand on your espresso machine to froth milk. Whether you’re making a latte, cappuccino or any other milk-based drink, it all starts with frothing. This process adds air to the milk and accentuates the drink’s flavor. Frothing pitchers come in two forms: one with a handle adjacent to the pitcher and

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Nespresso CitiZ Espresso Maker

Nespresso capsules

Normally I’m not a fan of capsule-based espresso machines, but the Nespresso CitiZ (pronounced “cities”) is the exception. This stunning-looking machine produces superb espresso without much fuss or hassle. Preparing an espresso shot is as easy as inserting a Nespresso pod and pressing a button. It’s perfect if you want consistently good espresso and don’t want to bother with grinding coffee and setting up the machine. Like any cartridge-based machine, however, there are a few caveats.

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