If you ask anyone in the world who makes the best espresso, the answer 99% of the time will be Italians. So why not trust them on the accessories to use to prepare the perfect espresso? Bialetti has been around since the war and has been used in homes all over the planet due to its versatility and consistency. You don't need a 10,000 EUR espresso machine to make a solid shot. all you need is delicious, fresh roasted coffee, properly ground and a bialetti.