Espresso drinkers enjoy their coffee brewed to more exacting standards than most. The beans must be ground just right and the brew made at the correct pressure and temperature to provide the crema, or foam atop the brewed coffee.
The DeLonghi ESAM5500M can do this for you. However it is not as simple as all that. First, there is a DVD of instructions that accompanies the machine when you buy it. This makes the process of understanding the controls easier, and should definitely be studied before using the “DeLonghi ESAM5500M”.