Espresso coffee is a variant of coffee made by grinding and roasting the seeds of Coffea Arabica and Coffea Robusta, the most prized types of coffee. Precisely for this reason, espresso is the most popular and drunk drink in Italy, and is a distinctive feature of its food and wine tradition throughout the world.
For those who pay a lot of attention to their physical fitness, it will certainly be useful to know that 100 g of espresso contains:
According to the health authorities, it is best not to exceed 300 mg of caffeine per day, the equivalent of three cups of espresso coffee, especially if made with a mocha coffee pot: strange but true, it contains more caffeine than coffee served at the bar.
Given its worldwide fame, Italian espresso has certain characteristics that must be evident in the eyes of Italians and foreigners: the former to remain fully satisfied after enjoying a cup, the latter to confirm its excellence and delicacy. Here’s what should not be missing:
Being able to obtain and, above all, serve an espresso with all these characteristics is the best way to pay homage to a tradition that makes Italy unrivalled in the world.
In the past, you could only get different coffee variants at the bar. Nowadays, thanks to the availability of coffee machines, including capsules and pods, it is possible to obtain a wide choice at home, without having to settle for a standard mocha drink: