Espresso is a type of strong coffee brewed by forcing steam, under pressure, through darkly roasted, powdered
coffee beans. A device that brews coffee quickly is known as an espresso coffee maker. Lovers of coffee find it
hard to resist the distinct taste of coffee brewed with an espresso machine. Besides espresso, these machines can
also be used to make other drinks such as lattes and cappuccino.
An espresso maker works by forcing hot water and steam through finely ground coffee beans. A cup of cappuccino
can be brewed with an espresso machine by topping the drink with espresso steamed milk. Latte is actually a blend
of espresso and velvetized foam and can also be made with the same machine.
How to Make Espresso With An Espresso Machine
Making espresso with an espresso coffee making machine is quite
simple. All you have to do is follow these steps:
Pour water into the reservoir of the espresso maker and turn the machine on
Wait for the water in the machine’s heating chamber to boil.
Place fine coffee grounds in the coffee holder and pack it down.
Water will be drawn out of the reservoir as you press the pump contained on the espresso machine.
The water is pumped into the heating chamber of the espresso coffee maker at a high pressure.
Hot water is pushed through the ground coffee beans and out of the coffee holder spout of the espresso
machine into your coffee cup. A nice espresso cup is ready to relish.
Home Espresso Coffee Maker Machines
Many different brands of espresso makers are commercially available for home use. They differ in their heating
source, price, and special features. Saeco, Gaggia, Jura, Rancilio, Schaerer, Bialetti, and Kontessa are some of
the internationally famous espresso machine brands for home use.
Cleaning Your Espresso Machine
Users of automatic espresso coffee makers do not bother with cleaning their machine as it comes with
pre-programmed cleaning and descaling cycles. However, the conventional domestic manual espresso machines need to
be cleaned in order to prevent oily deposits that may spoil the taste of espresso and to keep the machine in good
For such machines, clean the milk want thoroughly with a damp cloth after every episode of espresso making.
Release some steam to expel any milk left and clean the nozzle holes. If not using the machine for a while, it is
recommended to empty the grounds from the filter basket and rinse the basket with some water from the group head.
Wipe it with a damp cloth. Replace it and run some water through it so as to rinse out any remaining coffee from