We've got espresso cups made out of glass. Out of porcelain. Out of ceramic. Out of steel. Heck, even some made out of plastic. How about a pair of elegant, classically shaped espresso cups and matching saucers... made out of stoneware with a hard enamel coating?
La Crueset, the super-well known brand name for cookware, also makes things like espresso cups and saucers, and we found them for $30 for the pair, in either black or La Crueset's signature smokey red colour. Heavyweight, elegantly shaped, and absolutely perfect for espresso, this would make a perfect gift for the coffee geek in your life who's also a foodie.
Column Description Whether it's up to the minute, happening this day, this week, or in the recent past, this column's goal is to present coffee and attempts to make the experience truly culinary. You'll find short reviews about past events, interesting coffees coming on the market, new and different ways to enjoy espresso and other brewing methods, and give an insight into efforts around the globe to make coffee a truly culinary thing. Column written by Mark Prince.