The Bialetti Venus Stainless-Steel Stovetop Espresso Maker has a sleek and unique look. This is the top of the line for Bialetti coffee makers. Ideal to make that delicious Cuban coffee.. Bialetti stove-top coffee makers can be used on almost all types of burners including gas, electric and glass heat sources. Any type of coarse ground coffee can be used. Bialetti coffee products, especially the stove-top coffee makers, produce an inherently aromatic coffee . You will find it slightly more intense in flavor and more pure in coffee taste.