Espresso Machine Bloomington IN

Local resource for espresso machines in Bloomington, IN. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to espresso machines, coffee machines, milk frothing machines, coffee bean roasters, and coffee grinders, as well as advice and content on espresso beverages, drink syrups, cappuccino makers, and iced coffee beverages.

(812) 323-0899
Full-o-pep Appliance
5109 N State Rd 37
Bloomington, IN
hh Gregg
(812) 330-2040
606 W Gourley Pike
Bloomington, IN
(812) 339-8781
3175 West 3Rd St
Bloomington, IN
Pharmacy, Portrait Studio
Mon - Fri :8am-10pm

(812) 333-8781
3068 East Third Street
Bloomington, IN
Gregg Appliances, Inc.
(812) 330-2040
606 Gourley Pk
Bloomington, IN
(812) 323-0899
350 North Gates Drive
Bloomington, IN
M-SA 6:30 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Morrison Appliance
(812) 332-7694
900 W 5th
Bloomington, IN
JC Penney
(812) 331-4520
1000 N Walnut St Ste I
Bloomington, IN
Mon-Fri 10:30-5:30
Sat 10:00-3:00
Sun Closed

(812) 333-5828
2812 E 3Rd St
Bloomington, IN
Mon-Fri:8am -7pm
Sat:8am -7pm
Sun:9am -5pm

Espresso - Grounds for Celebration!

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Espresso: Grounds for Celebration!

For after dinner relaxing, coffee is a traditional choice.Italian Aluminum Moka Coffee Pot

If you aren't familiar with espresso - except for excursions out to Italian restaurants - next time try simple homemade espresso to add a festive note to any meal.

You'll need espresso coffee to get the right taste. You can pick up pre-ground espresso at most major grocery stores, or try the pre-measured espresso pods. Lavazza or Moka d' Ora are the two most common brands of pre-ground.

You can also visit your favorite local coffee bean shop and pick out the gourmet beans you like best. Espresso purists will say that you'll need to use the beans freshly ground to get the full flavor. The experts are right, but the pre-ground brands are very close in taste and unless you intend to offer espresso to the experts, the supermarket brands or expresso pods are fine.

To brew a real espresso , you should have an espresso machine. A professional espresso machine will cost upwards of $300. The pressurized water being forced through the ground coffee is what makes a good espresso, but a decent substitute can be prepared with your regular pot. You will lose the crema , that lighter colored frothy layer that true espresso lovers enjoy, but the coffee itself will be a strong dark brew that works well in recipes.

How to use an espresso machine at home.

Espresso brewed this way is usually called Caffee Americano - because it is closer to American coffee than real espresso. You can also pick up a small metal Italian - or European - coffee pot (photo, above) which brews a pretty acceptable version of espresso - just experiment a bit before you offer your guests a cup.

Espresso can be served plain, with bit of sugar, a twist of lemon peel or it can be accompanied by sambuca, grappa, anisette or other after dinner liqueurs ( Corretto ).

Espresso served with lots of steamed milk is called cappuccino . For macho coffee drinkers who prefer...

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