Espresso is coffee brewed by forcing a small amount of nearly boiling water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans. As a result of the pressurized brewing process, the flavors and chemicals in a typical cup of espresso are very concentrated compared to other methods of brewing.
I took apart the deLonghi espresso maker basket and after i reassembled it, it no longer lets the water through. The holes are not clogged. The little knob on the bottom goes through in the right ...