This is the proper old school way to make espresso as far as I know, and what we use most of the time - just don't water it down into a weedy 'Americano'.
Also, are electric kettles really not common stateside? Sure I've seen them in motel rooms etc?
But it really does get tedious seeing the morons on here talking about how easy it is if you have some willpower etc. You don't like eating as much? Have a higher metabolism? Weren't brought up to seek comfort in food the same way when bored or low? Lucky you - I bet you have other personality flaws you could be working on. Try finding a tiny bit of empathy for a start. (Now flame away
To lose weight you have to consume fewer calories or burn more of them. Which makes it sound easy, which it is not.
although I can't get the link to the supposed creators to work.
Man, that dumbass was so wrong, because, of course, Japanese never buy Fords and Americans never buy Toyotas, and Europeans never buy Dodges, and Americans never buy Volkswagens.
Hmm - speaking as a European who can't remember the last time he saw a Dodge, he might have been off on a few things...
The reward for working hard is more hard work.