So, I bought a bag of coffee its a espresso roast type and I don''t know how to make it What I did was pour hot water over it. Since its espresso am I suppose to use a espresso machine for it? The directions say just to put hot water...
Some espresso beans, like Daterra, might even taste better as regular coffee than espresso. So, by all means try it out.
To make espresso, you need an espresso-maker.
The traditional italian espresso makers work fine (and are not expensive), but some complain that the metal these are made of pose health risks. All I know is. Italians make the best espresso drinks in the world. Go to Italy and find out!
depends. "espresso roast" is a misnomer. Espresso is a grind fineness setting or the product of an espresso machine. The way you prepare it is dependant on how it is ground more than anything. If it is real fine like a coarse talcum powder you need an espresso machine or do what you were doing...its called cowboy coffee around here. Boil water, pour in coffee, simmer and then pour cold water on top to sink the grounds.
If it is more flakey(~2 cm flakes) you can use an automatic machine or a french press(or again do what you were doing)