Espresso coffee is a variant of coffee made by grinding and roasting the seeds of Coffea Arabica and Coffea Robusta, the most precious types of coffee. Precisely for this reason, espresso is the most widespread and drunk beverage in Italy, it is a distinctive feature of its food and wine tradition throughout the world.
For those who are very attentive to their physical fitness, it will certainly be useful to know that 100 grams of espresso coffee contain:
According to the health authorities, it is good not to exceed 300 mg of caffeine per day, the equivalent of 3 cups of espresso coffee, especially if made with mocha: strange but true, it contains more caffeine than the one served at the bar.
Given its worldwide fame, the Italian espresso has characteristics that must be evident in the eyes of Italians and foreigners: the former to remain fully satisfied after tasting a cup, the latter to confirm its excellence and deliciousness. This is what must not be missing:
To obtain and, above all, to serve an espresso coffee with all these characteristics is the best way to pay homage to a tradition that makes Italy incomparable in the world.
In the past, different coffee variations could only be ordered at the bar. Today, thanks to the availability on the market of coffee machines, also in capsules and pods, it is possible to obtain a wide choice at home, without having to make do with a standard mocha drink: