The Rancilio Miss Silvia is renowned as the best sub $1000 single boiler home espresso machine on the market. With a solid brass boiler, group head and portafilter it is a commercial grade machine designed for your home.

The Silvia is a terrific machine and with a bit of practice you’ll be able to make coffee so good you won’t want to go to a cafe again.

To help you get the most from Miss Silvia we’ve put together a series of online lessons. We’ve got some of the basic skills on the site already and plan to add lessons for the following very soon:

  • Silvia School Intro
  • Tamping
  • Pouring Latte Art
  • What is Temperature Surfing?
  • Troubleshooting your shots
  • Temperature control & PID Kits
  • Using a naked portafilter
  • Types of espresso based drinks
  • Cleaning
  • Descaling

We hope you enjoy these lessons on using the Rancilio Silvia espresso machine.