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Espresso cups

Espressocups are designed to release the aromas and intensity of our favorite Espresso Coffee. Enjoy your favourite espresso coffee in contemporary branded espresso cups to release the aromas and intensity of your favorite Espresso Coffee. Ideal on the lips and in the hand, the thickness of the cup varies with each size and brand to keep your espresso the perfect temperature. To meet your preference, we have different sizes available for a truly wonderful coffee experience. All Espresso cups come with matching saucers. All do combine charming and petite shape with practicality and style. If Espresso is not your thing, you will love our large Latte cups and Cappuccino Cups which are just perfect for a luxurious cappuccino or a generous serving of tea. Have a look and order your favorite cup set together with your next coffee order. Have you ever asked yourself: "Which espresso mug is the right one for me?". We have collected the most important questions and facts for espresso cups for you. More below ↓

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Espresso cup - Quarta Caffè Espresso cup - Quarta Caffè
Espresso cup - Quarta Caffè Bring home the classic Italian bar/café feel by sipping your favourite coffee in its matching cup. The size is perfectly suited for an espresso. This espresso cup is made in Italy from white ceramic. It also...
(6.90€ * / 1 Stck.)
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3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2968

Espressotasse bunt - Mint Espressotasse bunt - Mint
Espressotasse Farbe: Mint Leicht glänzende Espressotasse in geschwungener Form. Außen ein schlichtes Minzfarbe und innen ein klassisches Altweiß. Premium Qualtät von Club House (Gardenia) Maße: Fassungsvermögen: 55 ml Durchmesser oben: 6...
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Di Giampaolo Caffè Espressotasse Di Giampaolo Caffè Espressotasse
Di Giampaolo Caffè Espressotasse Shamal Passend zu der exzellenten Espressomischung hat Di Giampaolo Caffè diese wunderschöne Espressotasse entworfen. Mit ihrem schmeichelnden Rot und dem unverwechselbaren Topografie-Design macht sie...
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3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2923

Barbaro Espressotasse Barbaro Espressocup
Barbaro Caffè Espresso Cup Espresso cup with saucer The high-quality Barbaro espresso cup allows you to enjoy your Neapolitan espresso in true style. The cup is delivered together with the matching saucer. Saucer and cup are decorated...
9.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2892

Oro Caffe Espressotasse Vorderseite Oro Caffe espresso cup
Oro Caffè Espresso Cup Espresso cup with saucer Beautiful espresso cup with the Oro Caffè logo in gold on the front. On the back there is the print "Comincia La Giornata Con un Sorriso" also in gold. On the saucer there is an all-over...
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3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2812

Club House Espressotasse Leuchthellrot colored Espresso cup bright red by Club House
Coloured Espresso cup Espresso cup bright red Shiny espresso cup in elegantly curved form. Outside a stylish luminous red and inside a classic old white. Dimensions: Capacity: 55 ml Diameter above: 6 cm Height: 5.5 cm
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3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2789

Club House Espressotasse Violett Espresso cup coloured - violet
espresso cup Colour: Violet High-gloss espresso cup in curved Gardenia shape. A dark violet on the outside and a beautiful old white on the inside. Premium espresso cups from Club House (Gardenia) Dimensions: Capacity: 55 ml Diameter...
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3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2787

Club House Espressotasse Gelb Espresso cup coloured - yellow
Espresso cup Colour: shining yellow Shiny espresso cup in curved shape. Warm canola yellow on the outside and a beautiful old white on the inside. Premium espresso cups from Club House (Gardenia) Dimensions: Capacity: 55 ml Diameter top:...
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3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2783

Club House Espressotasse Quarzgrau Espresso cup coloured - grey
Espresso cup Colour: grey Slightly shiny espresso cup in curved shape. A simple quartz grey on the outside and a classic old white on the inside. Premium quality from Club House (Gardenia) Dimensions: Capacity: 55 ml Diameter top: 6 cm...
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3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2784

Espresso cup coloured - curcuma Espresso cup coloured - curcuma
Espresso cup Colour: curcuma / orange Shiny espresso cup in curved shape Outside in bright turmeric colour and inside a classic old white. Premium espresso cups from Club House (Gardenia) Dimensions: Capacity: 55 ml Diameter top: 6 cm...
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3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2782

Club House Espressotasse Azurblau Espresso cup coloured - azure blue
Espresso cup Colour: azure blue Shiny espresso cup in curved shape. A heavenly azure blue on the outside and a classic old white on the inside. Premium quality from Club House (Gardenia) Dimensions: Capacity: 55 ml Diameter top: 6 cm...
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3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2785

Passalacqua Espressotasse Glas Passalacqua glass espresso cup
Passalacqua glass espresso cup Set of 6 Passalacqua espresso cups with saucer Contents: approx. 60ml The cups are decorated with the Passalacqua logo/ lettering in white.
34.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2811

Club House Espressocup Red Club House Espressocup Red
Club House Espresso Cup Red espresso cup with saucer Manufacturer: Club House S.R.L. Via Padana Superiore 63 25045 Castegnato Italy
From 6.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2790

Essse Caffe Masini Espressotasse | 60ml Fassungsvermögen Essse Caffè Espresso Cup Masini
Essse Caffè Espresso cup Masini Espresso cup with saucer White espresso cup printed with the Masini logo on the front and the Essse Caffè logo on the back. The saucer is also printed with the red Masini logo. The matching espresso cup...
7.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2767

Essse Caffe Espresso Tasse Essse Caffè espresso cup
Essse Caffè Espresso Cup Espresso cup with saucer White espresso cup printed with the Essse Caffè logo. Below the logo is the inscription "Espresso in Italy". The matching espresso cup for your Essse Espresso. Dimensions : Height: 5,5cm...
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3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2766

Moka Efti Espressotasse - Weiß mit dem klassischen Logo Moka Efti Espresso Cup
Moka Efti espresso cup with saucer • Coffee tableware in classic white made of high-quality porcelain • Perfect espresso enjoyment • Noble porcelain design • Perfect for Moka Efti fans • very good processing quality, colour: white •...
6.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2761

Toraldo Espressotasse - neapolitanische Tasse Toraldo Espresso Cup
Toraldo Espresso-Cup and Saucer The saucer is printed with the Toraldo logo and the words "Neapolitan espresso and Italian life style". Volume: 45ml
6.50€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2613

Caffe New York Espressotasse Bar-Motiv Caffe New York Espresso Cup Bar-Motive
Caffe New York Espresso cup and saucer Thick-walled porcelain, conical shape, pure white with bar motif Content: 60ml Height: 5cm Diameter above: 6cm
9.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2608

Arabicaffe Espressotasse Konisch Arabicaffe Espresso Cup
Arabicaffe Espresso cup, conic shape, 60ml
6.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2248a

Julis Mein Trend Espressotasse by Matteo thun Meinl Trend Espresso cup
Trend Line, designed by Matteo Thun, 75ml
From 19.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2334

Passalacqua Espressotasse Passalacqua Espresso cup
Espresso Cup and Saucer
From 6.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2293

Caffe New York Espresso cup Caffe New York Espresso cup
Beautiful Espresso cup for the enthusiastic Coffee-lover. 60ml Espresso cup
6.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2336

Lucaffe Espresso Tasse Rot Lucaffe espresso cup, red
This is the first cup manufactured by Lucaffe, made especiallyfor the Espresso Classico 60ml Espresso cup
From 8.70€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2056

Lucaffe Espressotasse Schwarz Lucaffe espresso cup, black
This black Espresso cup is one of the original designs of Signore Venturelli. i60ml Espresso cup
From 8.70€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2057

Lucaffe Espressotasse gelb Lucaffe Espressocup yellow
Lucaffe Espresso Cup and Saucer
From 8.70€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2176

Hausbrandt Espresso Tasse Hausbrandt Caffe Espresso cup
Stylish Espresso Cup by the Gourmet Roaster from Triest, 60ml Espresso cup
From 6.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2003

Avanti Espressotassen set 12 Avanti Espresso cups
Avanti Espresso cups, 4 different designs, 75ml every design is 3 times in the set. 12 Cups in total
78.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2561

Mrs. Rose Espressocup Classic Mrs. Rose Espressocup Classic
Mrs. Rose Espresso Cake White with the beautiful Mrs. Rose logo. Classic cup shape from medium-thick Prozellan.
From 6.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2168

Martella coffee espresso cup Martella coffee espresso cup
Coffee Martella espresso with saucer Especially thick-walled porcelain to keep your espresso hot for a long time. Classic Espresso cups - shape, white with Martella logo on the cup. 60ml Espresso cup
6.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2046

Lavazza Espresso Tasse Lavazza Espresso cup
The straight Design is a modern classic. 60ml Espresso cup
From 6.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2020

Toraldo Espressocup Toraldo Espressocup
70ml Espresso Cup and Saucer
5.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2564

Toraldo Espresso Tasse Glas Toraldo Espresso glass
Toraldo Espresso glass, 70ml
6.50€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2566

Sant Eustachio Espressotasse Sant Eustachio Espresso Cup
Original yellow Sant Eustachio Espresso cup with saucer Thick-walled porcelain, classic Espressotassen form. Dots yellow cups, white inside. The stag symbol of St. Eustachio is located on the base. In the production quite expensive. At...
From 12.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2433

Mokaflor Espresso Tasse Mokaflor Espresso Cup
Espresso Cup and Saucer
6.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2296

Mokaflor Espressocup white Moretto Mokaflor Espressocup white Moretto
Mokaflor espresso cup and Saucer with the old company logo Moretto Thick-walled porcelain with a colored logo. Very nice Mokaflor espresso cup with nostalgic touch. Because one thing's a sure bet: the eyes savour the experience.
7.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2357a

Mocambo Espressotasse Mocambo Espressocup
NEW DESIGN! Mocambo Espresso Cups Original Mocambo Café Espresso cups in a modern design with saucer. Porcelain, dishwasher safe. Filling capacity approx. 50 ml. Treat yourself to this gorgeous, timeless beautiful porcelain mugs from...
6.90€ *

3-5 Workdays Product Code:  2349

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Coffee cups


“Ma cu sti mode, oje Bríggeta/ Tazza 'e café parite/ Sotto tenite 'o zzuccaro,/ E 'ncoppa, amara site...”

(But with these manners, oh Bridget, you look like a cup of coffee. Underneath you hide the sugar and on top, instead, you are bitter, Roberto Murolo, A Tazza 'E Café).

These are the words of one of the great composers of Neapolitan music, one of the most distinctive and ancient sounds of the entire Italian panorama, whose main exponents include celebrities such as the late Roberto Murolo and Pino Daniele, as well as present-day stars such as Nino D'Angelo and Gigi D'Alessio.

In these short verses, now engraved in the singing history of the Belpaese, the beauty and uniqueness of a woman are told through a metaphor with an intense and decisive flavour: a cup of coffee. Two of the most pregnant sides of Naples, poetry, and coffee, find the perfect amalgam to support another character that has enduringly belonged to the people of Campania: charm and the ability to exalt beauty in all its forms.

At the centre of the notes, amidst deep voices and vibrating strings, always her, the dish and drink that resides in the hearts of enthusiasts and simple consumers around the world, but above all on the Italian peninsula: coffee.

Here we will deal with the instrument, the vector, through which this "black ambrosia" touches the lips and tickles the palate of everyone every morning, every evening and (why not) for some even every night.


The history of coffee cups

mocha-cupFor centuries, the cup has been the perfect container for coffee, far more suitable than a simple table glass, a delicate goblet or a small glass inlaid with the most varied motifs. Although coffee can also be served in a glass, the porcelain cup seems to be the ideal key to serving a drink to its full potential, as the intrinsic characteristics of the material allow it to retain heat for longer, thus helping to enhance the taste of the coffee itself as fully as possible.

But where did the cup come from?

Who was its inventor and what etymology lies behind its name?

The Italian word for cup, ‘la tazza’, seems to have its origin in the Arabic 'tassah', an ancient traditional glass in the Middle Eastern world in which drinks were customarily served. Arabia, or in any case the world beyond the Mediterranean Sea and the natural borders of Turkey and the Caspian Sea, always comes up when talking about coffee.

The Arabica variety is one of the main components of the coffee we all enjoy on our tables today. The spread of the coffee cup in Europe seems to date back to the Middle Ages, more precisely to the time of the Crusades, when armies of subjects of the Pope and the Christian religion went to Islamic lands to fight against the 'infidels'.

According to the most attested historiographical sources, in fact, tableware services in majolica or porcelain already in the 15th and 16th centuries included the beloved coffee cups, with a narrower bottom than the upper part, with or without a lid, but all without a handle. Decorated in most cases with a variety of motifs, from geometric to floral and landscape, they were the ones who welcomed coffee to our tables when it arrived in Europe during the 17th century.

Coffee cups and the strange way to use them

Today we know coffee cups as an integral part of a set that also includes a metal or, for more frugal occasions, plastic spoon, and a saucer, almost always matching the cup in both color and material composition. However, this was not always the case. If coffee cups appeared in Europe during the 15th and 16th centuries, saucers arrived much later, only during the 18th century, and immediately took over, so much so that they became the protagonists of a custom that today, we would think we were dealing with a madman. In those days, the saucer was used to cool coffee. How? It was poured on it to be drunk from the saucer itself. It did not take long, however, for this custom to be considered inelegant, or even offensive, and it soon fell into disuse.

Professional cooks, however, still today use saucers to test for salt for example in hot soups, as this is a very effective and quick way to cool down hot liquids.

Up to this point in history, the term 'cup' has always been used to refer to the coffee container. Why? The reason lies in the fact that the coffee cup as we know it today was only invented in the mid-eighteenth century in England by the Briton Josiah Wedgwood, who perfected the use of majolica. And the name tazzini? It is not a diminutive of ‘tazza’, as many might think at first glance, but owes its origin to an Italian, Luigi Tazzini, the true promoter of the modern form of coffee cups.

He designed several, each suited to a specific use: "el tazzinin" for drinking espresso coffee, "el tazzin" for wine and "la tazzinetta" for milk coffee. This led to a meticulous and precise production, made of special materials and techniques aimed at enhancing just one element: espresso coffee.


The Importance of the right espresso cups

espresso-cup-in-styleEspresso cups are the first thing a true Italian Espresso lover sees when he or she wakes up, and they are the perfect companions for every moment of break and relaxation, alone or in company, at work or in leisure time. From the inside, they release the taste and aromas of a boiling blend of exotic beans, ground and extracted at high temperature. The result of this harmony gives a tasty and elegant break, the right step to start the day with sprint. Be careful though, all this is only possible if you use the perfect espresso cup for your needs. Espressocups are not only used to hold the drink but also to enhance its taste, color, aroma and flavor. The right cup has a balance between design and practicality, which is why it is essential to use the perfect cup, to make the most of this heavenly moment.

The perfect espresso cup

Like many other kitchen objects used all over the world, coffee cups are the fruit of Italian passion and ingenuity. They are simple only in appearance; in fact, their shape is carefully studied to enhance the drink they contain. Their ideal shape means they are narrower at the base, with a curved bottom to facilitate the raising of the creama, wider at the top to release and amplify the aromas and with a well-proportioned handle to facilitate a firm grip without any inconvenience. Each cup, of course, must be accompanied by the right saucer, which serves to collect any drops of coffee spilled and to support the spoon. The important thing is that each cup has the right properties.

The best espresso cups are those made of thick glazed ceramic, perfect because they do not alter the taste of the coffee and because they maintain the optimal temperature of the contained drink for as long as possible. Each coffee cup can contain from 40 to 50 ml of beverage: the ideal size if we keep in mind that the classic espresso is only 25 ml. The extra space serves to prevent the coffee from spilling out when the spoon is dipped or when a larger quantity of drink is poured, for example for a long coffee or a macchiato.

A new espresso cup set for a new experience

espressotasse-faktenThere are several ways to drink coffee. There are those who prefer a small espresso, those who prefer to stretch it with a little milk or boiling water, those who enjoy it bitter and those who need sugar. Coffee is love, and we know that the heart is not in command, so everyone has the freedom to taste it as they wish. Coffee cups are also designed to meet different needs. They can be larger, smaller, colorful, white, decorated, round, or square. The important thing is that the character of each cup reflects the personality and character of the person who uses it. A set of new coffee cups is the ideal gift, for yourself or for friends and relatives who love coffee. We must not underestimate the value that a new service can bring to our tables.

From the beautiful, understated, soft, rounded lines of the classic cup to the more extravagant lines of modern cups, a new set can add that touch of originality, art and color that our kitchen needs. It can break the monotony and renew the coffee experience. It can finally replace the old set of which we do not even have all the pieces anymore. In conclusion, we can say that having the perfect cup brings advantages in many ways: it will make your coffee break more enjoyable, decorate and complete your kitchen and capture the attention of your guests.



espressocup-importantEspressocups & Espresso coffee cups

The espresso is a popular coffee drink worldwide, which is part of the daily life of millions of people. With espresso, hot water is pressed through the finely ground coffee powder at high pressure, resulting in an enjoyable coffee with a delicate golden-brown cap. Every good espresso comes with a suitable espresso cup.

In the following text we will go into all the important points you should know about an espresso cup.

Espresso cup - Is it important or not?

The taste of espresso, which has been characterising the coffee market for years, is also dependent on the right espresso cup. The right espresso cup of the mysterious espresso not only makes a visual impression, but it also plays an important role in the following enjoyment.

The preparation, as well as the shape of the cup, are essential for the taste of the espresso, which is also simply called "Caffe" in the country of origin, Italy. Since there are many cups to choose from, we have made available exclusively the highest quality espresso cups in our range.

Which cup should you choose? We have compiled some points for you.


Espressocups - All you need to know

Finding the right espresso cup is not always so easy due to the large amount of choice available. We have listed some criteria that can help you to choose the cup that best matches your needs.

  • The shape of the espresso cup is important because of the " crema " (the golden-brown foam). The size of the diameter at the top of the cup should, as far as possible, be larger than the base of the cup. The explanation is very simple: the crema can expand better above the cup, and this creates the wafer-thin arc around the edge of the cup. Besides this fact, of course, your own taste also decides, so there are enough possibilities to choose from the shapes as well as different colors.
  • Espresso cups should have a capacity of between 50ml and 90ml because 25-30ml of water is traditionally used to make espresso. This leaves enough space for the crema and if it is necessary, you can add some frothed milk to fill to the edge of the cup.
  • The pleasant sensation as soon as the cup is in your hand is very important and therefore decides on comfort while drinking.
  • The espressocups should usually have a "thick" wall that helps to prevent the preparations from cooling down too quickly so that you can still enjoy the drink hot. The brewing temperature we recommend is between 86-95°C, which varies depending on the roasting of the beans. You should always warm up the espresso cup in advance. This can be done with boiled water, which can remain in the cup for just under a minute before you pour it out for the actual drink.
  • Most espresso cups are either made of glass or porcelain. As already mentioned, a high quality determines the perfect success of the espresso, so it is well worth spending a few more Euros on it. The espresso cups can be used for years, so it can be seen as a one-time investment.

You are welcome to have a look at the espresso cups in our assortment, we are sure that there is something for your taste.


The production of porcelain espresso cups and saucer sets

Have you ever asked yourself how these porcelain cups are made? Why are they different from other cups? What raw materials are these cups made of?
We would like to answer these and other questions in the following text.

What do Espresso cups consist of?

The origin of porcelain production:

Porcelain_espresso_cup_MokaFor the production of porcelain espresso or cappuccino cups, three main components are used: kaolin, quartz, and feldspar.

The kaolin constitutes 50% of the materials used for the cup and is also known as aluminum silicate, porcelain clay, or porcelain earth. It consists of silicon oxide, aluminum oxide, and also silica. Depending on the country of production and the cultivation area, different amounts of "impurities" are contained.

The proportion of quartz is about 25%. From a chemical point of view, quartz is silicon doxide. In rural areas, quartz is also known as quartz sand, which is used to produce porcelain and ceramics as well as for the cement and glass industry.

Feldspar also contributes its share of 25%. It is a silicate mineral, in which other elements such as aluminum, sodium, barium, calcium, and others can be found.

How are Espresso cups made?

Sometimes, the raw minerals must be purified to remove disturbing substances. Then they are pulverized and mixed in drum mills. Depending on the company, other substances such as casting materials are also added. These are an important factor during processing and for the later final product, in our case the espresso cups.

The saucers of the espresso cups

An automatic lathe is used for the saucers, while the casting process is used for the cups. This means that the liquid raw porcelain is filled into a negative imprint of the espressocups, which gives them their shape. After a sufficient rest period, the cups are removed from the printing process. Now only the handle is missing, which is also glued with a thick porcelain mass.

Espressocup_SalimbeneThe saucers can also be manufactured with the raw porcelain in a negative mould. After the finished saucer has rested enough, it is carefully removed from the mold. This requires a steady hand because the saucer can wobble if it fails.

The saucers that have their resting surface in the middle are easier to make than others that do not have their resting surface exactly in the middle.

The handle of the cup

The part where the most can go wrong and where most hands are needed is the handle of the cup. The procedure to ensure that the handles are straight and at the right position requires a lot of practice and concentration. Finally, the transition between the grip and the handle should be neat. If the handle is not applied firmly enough, gaps can appear which look unattractive and carry the risk that the handle may break off relatively early.

During the process, the inside of the handle is carefully checked and reworked.

The burning of the cups

After the cups have been taken out of their molds, the next step is the pottery kiln. The first firing is done with a temperature of almost 900-1000°C, which can last for 17-20 hours. After this process, the surface is still somewhat rough and fragile.

many-espresso-cupsThe next step is the glaze firing. For this, enormous temperatures up to 1500°C are required. The cups are sometimes in the oven for up to 30 hours and the porcelain sinters, meaning that it is heated just below melting temperature, so the pores are reduced which also leads to contraction, but the shape remains stable. After the glaze firing, the cups have a much smaller volume.

Pictures, motifs and colors on the cups - espresso mugs

The cups that have pictures, patterns, or different colors are made using foils, or the cups are painted by hand. These cups must suffer another firing at a heat of up to 900° C. It is often noticed that the colors of the motifs often change during the firing. The final color can only be seen after the last firing. To be able to estimate the color changes, it requires a long time, much experience, and discipline.

What is the difference between espresso and mocha cups?

Mocha cups have a long tradition, and the preparation of mocha coffee is different from other coffee drinks. Especially in Turkey or Greece, this preparation is very popular. The mocha is brewed with special beans, which may have a chocolate note, boiled usually with quite a bit of sugar a couple of times in a special mocha pot. Because the coffee grounds stay in the pot during the boiling process and are transferred, cups with a narrow bottom should be chosen. This lets you only lean the cup slightly while drinking, allowing you to enjoy your drink without stirring up the coffee grounds.

Since the coffee grounds do not stay in the base of the classic espresso, you can also use cups with a slightly wider base.

Mocha cups from Turkey/Greece

Turkish-mocha-cupsThe Turkish mocha cups are usually very thick-walled, as the mocha is served very hot. In Turkey, the mocha has a high caffeine content of about 130mg. Most of the time, Turkish mocha cups have inscriptions with oriental designs. Porcelain cups can also be set in a cage made of zamac, an alloy of zinc and copper, or made only of this alloy. They can be served with a lid modeled after an oriental dome.

greek-style-espresso-cupThe traditional Greek mocha cup is typically white and has no hole in the handle. It has a matching saucer and a small spoon. Of course, there are also models with motifs and writing on the Greek mugs, in which the plain white corresponds to the Greek standard.


Espresso cups sets for what occasion? Your call …

To enjoy the perfect coffee, we have a variety of cups in different shapes and with different motifs. There are typical porcelain cups with round or square handles, but also glass espresso cups, which give us an optimal view on the content of the coffee. Many companies that used to only sell coffee have also entered the production of coffee cups.

espressocups-mauro-vintageSo it is possible to buy single cups and saucers or even complete sets from the most exclusive brands such as Lucaffè, Essse Masini, La Tazza d'oro, Lavazza and many more.

If you are looking for a set with a retro look, the Vintage cup set from Caffè Mauro is a perfect choice.

Espresso cups set as a gift
In the picture you see the Mauro set. A great gift for any coffee break, whether at home or in the office.

There is a wide selection of white espresso cups, brown espresso cups, and designer espresso cups.

If you do not care too much about the "thickness" of the cups, you can choose from those with a more exclusive design. If you prefer colorful motifs, you should take a look at the high-quality cups from Lucaffè. The most important factor is that the top has more surface area than the bottom so that the golden-brown crema can develop. We recommend ordering the cup and the saucer from the same manufacturer they fit and do not wobble.

From the beautiful, understated soft, rounded lines of the classic mug to the more whimsical lines of modern cups, a new set can add that touch of originality, artistry and color that a kitchen needs. It can break the monotony and renew the coffee experience. It can finally replace the old set that we do not even have all the pieces of anymore.

The cup should please you personally and therefore we hope that we could help you with these numerous information and tips.

Different types of coffee cups

In addition to their own coffee blends in all specialities, each brand also produces its own assortment of coffee cups, accompanied by saucers and spoons, some of which are truly unique. Simple, monochrome, or even achromatic, showing the natural appearance of porcelain. Or painted and enriched with special decorations, dedicated to a particular historical period, a time of year or inspired by vegetation, geometric patterns, and fantasy shapes. The coffee cups available on the market can really satisfy all tastes, even the most demanding.

Espresso_cup_Sant_Eustachio_One of the most characteristic products is certainly the ceramic coffee cup made and offered by Sant'Eustachio. With its characteristic bright yellow color, it has ribs on the outside that vaguely resemble the plastic containers of vending machines, thus combining practicality with aesthetic taste. A company-designed spoon is also available, with a unique curved shape that allows it to perch on the rim of the cup-like an owl waiting to find its prey.

Less futuristic on the outside, but the custodians of avant-garde design and manufacture, are the coffee cups offered by Club House. Do not be fooled by their simple and frugal appearance. Behind the monochromatic containers lie 15 years of experience and 3D rendering techniques, even capable of guiding the customer into the preparation itself. Available in blue, purple, grey or yellow, they can also be customised directly from the company website with decorations above and below the glaze.

Lucaffè, on the one hand, is a collector's item. The Brescian company creates designs on its coffee cups with an excellent style and quality, designed specifically for lovers of detail. Here are some cups inspired by and dedicated to the great cartoonist Milo Manara, author of famous manga and comics, as well as one inspired by the Godfather: brown, it presents the protagonist in white in the act of sipping a delicious coffee.

Classicism and innovation, on the other hand, are the cornerstones around which a Julius Meinl cup is built. Created by designer Matteo Thun, the Austrian company's products help coffee retain its full aroma and delicate taste.

Tradition, state-of-the-art techniques, contemporary ideas. A coffee cup encompasses all this, combining the art of taste with the art of design, from the ceramic production of the casing itself to the creation of drawings and vignettes on its walls. Because every blend requires its own personal cup.

The cup should please you personally and therefore we hope that we have been able to help you with this great amount of information and tips.


In conclusion, then, we can say that having the perfect cup brings benefits in more ways than one: it will make your coffee break more enjoyable, it will decorate and complement your kitchen, and it will grab the attention of your guests.

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The most important points in conclusion

  • The espresso cups should be preheated before the preparation of the coffee so that the taste of the beans is preserved longer.
  • Tip: Leave the espresso cups on the espresso machine.
  • If the bottom of the cup is too wide, the espresso cools down faster, and the crema does not develop properly.
  • The "thicker" the cup is, the hotter the drink stays in the cup. However, if the cup is too thick, this also interferes with drinking. If possible, choose cups that are slightly narrower at the edge.
  • Pick a design to your liking so that you may find the optimal balance of practicality and beauty.