Remember the first time you walked into a Starbucks or any of the zillions of Cafe's and went "Now WTF is a Machiatrippino Frappochicolo Latte!!"
Well this is for those first-timers (and a few old-timers like me... )
Espresso is prepared by forcing pressurized steam through finely ground dark-roast coffee beans. Think of it is strong, concentrated coffee. You can add extra ‘shots’ of espresso to make your drink stronger