10 Steps To Making Perfect Espresso
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10 Steps To Making Perfect Espresso

"I need a coffee to go with my coffee."

10 Steps To Making Perfect Espresso
Hannah Page


A beverage. An art form. Quite frankly, a way of life. Like a little thesis in a cup.

But for real, do you want to make your very own espresso at home? Brew your very own liquid energy and have it at your fingertips? Call your friends who work at coffee shops and tell them you're now a bona fide barista, too? Well, well, well, you came to the right article.

1. Gather materials

Espresso machine, espresso grounds, cup, portafilter, spoon, tamp.

2. First, buy a canister or bag of espresso grounds.

Any brand works, I prefer this Cafe Bustelo.

3. Scoop

Scoop spoonfuls of the grounds into the portafilter until it reaches the top (approximately 8 scoops)Use your finger to take off the excess grounds.

4. Take off the excess grounds

5. Tamp

Tamp down the grounds enough to pack it, but not completely crushed.

6. Press the power button to start heating the water

7. Get machine ready

Screw the portafilter into the machine by making the handle face to your left and turning the portafilter to the right until you feel it into the machine.

8. Press the start button indicted with the 1 cup.

9. Wait for espresso to fall

10. Wait For It...

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