The Brikka Espresso maker, from Bialetti, has all the features of the original Moka Express but with an extra feature. It contains a special valve which produces rich tasting coffee with the authentic Italian �crema�. This new version of the Brikka has an open top lid which means that there is no longer a need to keep the lid open during the brewing process . It is made from solid cast aluminium with black acrylic handle and knob. it will provide up to 4 espresso cups of coffee- please note that this cup size is based on espresso cup sizes and not on regular tea or coffee cup sizes. Suitable for all hobs except induction.