The Moka Pot is a staple item in Italian kitchens. They make great espresso style coffee and are cheap to buy and easy to use. This picture from How It Works Magazine shows how the stove top pot works:
Heat from the stove creates steam in the bottom section which increases pressure and pushes water up through the coffee granules, into the top chamber where it is ready to be poured. Here is what the results look like:
Follow these steps to make coffee in a Moka Pot
Hopefully this guide helps you get the most from your Moka Pot!