FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT ESPRESSO
The difference between espresso and filter coffee is that you brew espresso in an espresso machine. Simply put, you can use one filter coffee in the espresso machine and make you an espresso and vice versa, but the selection of the beans and the roast profile is always set with the respective brewing method in mind.
It depends on what you mean by "stronger", but yes, it is a more concentrated drink with more coffee/ml liquid. If you think about which drink contains the most caffeine, it's a bit much to compare pears with bananas, because you often drink more filter coffee than espresso. The most important thing for us is that both are good!
Espresso should be relatively finely ground. You'll want to brew your espresso in about 25 seconds, so find a grind based on that! Read our post about grinding degree so you get a little more (fruit) meat on your legs.