No need to take a trip to your local café to enjoy the velvety smooth taste of your favorite espresso! Your can craft your very own in the comfort of your own kitchen with the help of this stove-top aluminum espresso maker. Boasting the traditional eight-sided octagon design, the premium quality aluminum construction allows it to distribute heat evenly and enhance the overall flavor of your favorite brew within minutes. To use, simply fill the lower chamber with water, add ground coffee or espresso to the filter, and place on the stovetop. This works on all electric, ceramic and gas stovetops, including propane, and has a pressure release valve for safety, controlling water pressure and delivery for perfectly extracted espresso. The knob and lid are temperature-resistant for safe pouring. Rinse with warm water and dry before reassembling.