Espresso is one of the most popular coffees in the world today. Espresso coffee appeared originally in Milan, Italy and then spread as a popular beverage in many other countries.
An espresso coffee is a beverage that is brewed with water under pressure and usually served in a preheated cup. Espresso has a higher consistency than regular coffee. Water temperature under pressure is very high but it’s not boiling water.
If the coffee has be brewed properly we will find a coffee cream floating on top of the glass, which makes this drink so special compared to other coffees.
The Different Types of Espresso
There are several types of espresso including latte, mocha and con leche. Traditionally, a master or Barista coffee maker makes espresso. Espresso made properly will have a top layer of golden foam, which is known as cream. There are four factors that helps the Barista to improve the quality of the Espresso. The four factors include the machine, the mix, and hand grinder.
Espresso has grown in popularity over the years and today is one of the most popular coffees. This coffee is number 1 in Argentina, Brazil, Cuba and many other countries in southern Europe, including Spain, France and Italy.
Espresso is also popular in the rest of Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand. The rise of coffee chains like Starbucks in 1990 is also a factor in continuous growth in popularity of espresso-based coffees. With the addition of several coffees, the popularity of espresso will increase even more over time.