Back when I first started ordering espresso drinks from cafés, I was in awe of the large machines that made these delectable drinks possible. But I didn’t understand much about how they worked. So once I started looking into getting my own home espresso machine, I figured it was time to learn more, particularly about […]
A delicious full bodied espresso with the signature foam on top is probably one of life’s greatest little secret pleasures. The aroma, taste and whole experience is probably on par with enjoying a glass of wine at the end of the day!
But depending on how your day goes, finding the time to pull your own espresso can be a challenge given the time and attention to detail it requires. From picking out the right roast profile, and grind size, to the right water temperature, pressure, and pull time there’s a lot of factors that go into it.
Generally an espresso is much stronger than a coffee given the high pressure process it goes through. But this means there are more things that can go wrong leaving your espresso bitter, sour or even watery.
It can make you want to give up and just run to Starbucks or your local coffee shop!
But espresso’s don’t have to be that hard. Here are a few questions to think about to make it easier:
– Do you have a favorite espresso beverage type?
– How involved do you want to be in your espresso?
– Do you have a brand that you trust the most?
Not to worry, here at the TheCupCoffeeHouse.com, we tackle each one of these so you can learn to brew your favorite espresso based beverage right at home!
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