Why should you consider buying an Italian espresso maker? Perhaps you would like to be the owner of an espresso machine that could make cups of professional grade espresso coffee at home. The espresso maker should look stylish and have a high degree of functionality and reliability. Of course, there are espresso makers manufactured and designed in other countries that make fine espresso, but an Italian espresso maker is close to a work of art. They are beautiful as well as functional.
The word espresso originates from an Italian word meaning “to express”. This was meant to imply that the coffee would be prepared and served very quickly. A well made cup of espresso will have a sweet taste with a strong, rich aroma with a flavor that is like the freshly ground coffee from which it is made. It is entirely possible to make and enjoy such coffee at home without the need of visiting a commercial espresso house.
A commercial espresso house employs a professional barista to brew coffee for their patrons. The barista is responsible for having enough specialized knowledge of coffee and the espresso machine to be able to brew outstanding coffee. With the ease and functionality of a modern espresso maker, you can be your own barista and enjoy a cup of espresso at home and at your convenience.
You may be thinking about selecting a espresso maker. How should one go about selecting when there are so many models to choose from? When even possible, visit and talk to those who own espresso makers. When you are doing your research of espresso machines, judge the coffee makers based on the taste of the coffee, the manufacturers quality, operating features and the overall appearance of the machine. The last point made will not have anything to do with the taste but it is my opinion that a good espresso maker should not only make good espresso but should also be visually pleasing.