Upgrading the barista express
My colleague got his Sage (or Breville, if you're outside of europe) Barista Pro coffee machine today.
The Sage Barista Express (or Pro) is usually the coffee machine I recommend to any beginner who wants to upgrade their coffee game. With the default accessories, you can easily pull great espresso shots.
However, with some minor upgrades, you can also increase the quality of espresso you can get out of the machine. Here are some of my favorite accessories that I got from Normcore: