If you love the great taste of espresso, cappuccinos, lattes and more, then an espresso machine would be a great addition to have in your kitchen. Imagine being able to make all those great drinks right in the comfort of your own home. Its great to be able to pull an espresso shot or two and make a lovely mocha before heading out the door for work.
But there are a few different types of espresso machine that vary depending on how hands on you want to be in the whole espresso making process and how skilled you think you are at being a home barista. Learning how to get the best out of your machine can be a lot of fun, but it will need some trial and error. Semi automatic espresso machines give you good control of the espresso making process. Super automatic espresso machine take away most of the control and complexity and let you get your drinks at the push of a button.