National Espresso Day
Looking for a quick caffeine high? Well, you are in luck because today is National Espresso Day, and a cup of espresso should do the trick.
The Espresso Machine was first invented in Italy by Luigi Bezzera in 1901. Luigi’s goal, was decrease the time of his employee’s coffee breaks, and subsequently increase productivity. His espresso machine accomplished this goal, and went beyond, creating a thick, bold, coffee that has become very popular.
Espresso machines use steam to force hot water through the coffee grounds, to make coffee faster, with a stronger flavor, and more body. It is topped with a delicate foam called “crema”. Coffee used for Espresso is ground finer.