- Newbie Introduction to Espresso (video series)
- The Home Barista's Guide to Espresso (beginner to intermediate)
- How to Adjust Dose and Grind Setting by Taste (nearly idiot-proof dialing in instructions)
- Brewing ratios for espresso beverages (accepted definitions)
Resources page. The Barista Tips & Technique's FAQs and Favorites rounds out the recommended reading. Again, these how-tos aren't specifically addressing the usage of a particular machine, but they build the foundation of knowledge that will carry a home barista well beyond the early learning stage.