What is a Keurig and how do you operate one? Everybody knows what a Keurig is. You must have at least heard of it unless you lived in a cage for the last 10 years. It’s the coffee maker that probably revolutionized the home coffee brewing in the last decade. It makes a perfect drip coffee, with a minimum of effort and with consistent results. It’s so easy to use…
This is a review of the DeLonghi Magnifica espresso machines. We compare ECAM and ESAM series, focusing on ECAM22110 vs ESAM3300. See which one is the best for you. DeLonghi has a great line of automatic espresso machines, probably more than any other manufacturer. Their machines are great, reliable, and you can pick from a … Read more
You are on the quest to getting the best shot of espresso, and naturally, you need to compare Espresso vs Nespresso. Even the most fervent Nespresso enemies have tasted it, just to have an idea. Whether they like it or not, Nespresso is here to stay, and it will serve millions of happy customers. The question is “Is it good enough for you?”
See the differences between pod and classic espresso machines. Compare Illy vs Nespresso vs Espresso to reveal the best solution for convenience, price & taste.
I personally love black coffee, sometimes I add a little sugar to it, but that’s all. During my time as a barista though, I made thousands of lattes and cappuccinos. I still make one from time to time for my wife or my guests. I used to make it with the steaming wand, from my … Read more
Learn how to choose your home cappuccino maker. We review the best home cappuccino machines, De’Longhi, Mr Coffee, Nespresso and Breville from all price ranges. What is the best home cappuccino maker? This has been a question that I have been asked a lot recently. Not an easy way to answer that question. It is … Read more
Breville Oracle is Not a Super-Automatic
The price tag of the Breville BES980XL Oracle is within the range of super-automatic espresso machines, yet the Oracle is just a semiautomatic machine. Well, not exactly a semiautomatic either, but this is where it got me. You’ll see why in a bit.
The combination coffee espresso machine saves space and makes great coffee drinks. Drip Coffee, Espresso, Cappuccino or Latte Macchiato from one machine. Our review shows how to buy one and which ones are the best.The new hype in the home coffee brewing is the combination coffee espresso machine. If you’ve ever been mesmerized by the … Read more
When my cousin asked me a couple of weeks ago: “What is the best latte machine?” I didn’t have an answer on the spot. When it comes to coffee brewing, obviously, all friends and family rely on my expert advice. I was a bit disappointed by myself for not being prepared for this question. In my defense, I … Read more
The Gaggia Accademia espresso machine or the Gaggia 1003380 Accademia is right up there, in the first row of super-automatic coffee machines. Designed for brewing approximately 60 cups a day, the Gaggia Accademia has rapidly become a much-loved office espresso machine. The unit is also one of the most searched commercial super automatic espresso machine for bars … Read more
The Jura Z family comes once again with a nice surprise, the Jura IMPRESSA Z9. This super automatic, although a little spicy on the price side, promises only the best quality and indeed, doesn’t fail to deliver. IMPRESSA Z9 Professional raises the standard for automatic specialty coffee machines, featuring ideal preparation conditions all within the … Read more
Why an Office Needs a Professional Espresso Machine A commercial espresso machine is the best choice for an espresso lovers’ office environment. It is common practice in many businesses to buy an espresso machine for the employees. It’s one of the perks to make employees happy. Once the decision to buy an espresso machine is … Read more
The espresso knock box is one of those devices that you never miss if you haven’t used it before, but once you get used to it you can’t live without. OK, it’s a trivial plastic box, you might say, what’s the fuss about it. Yeah, you are right, a cheap plastic bin to dump your … Read more
For a coffee lover on a budget, buying an espresso machine might prove challenging. How do you choose the best cheap espresso machine? What are the criteria that separate a good espresso brewer from a bad one? This is what this post proposes, to familiarize you with the technology, and give you a few hints on how to choose the best espresso machine for your budget.
The Breville BES870XL Barista Express espresso machine is one of the most impressive devices in the semiautomatic class. With an overwhelming feature set, with a modern look, and a great reliability, the BES870XL is a great choice for any serious espresso enthusiast. If you are on the market for a new semi automatic espresso machine, … Read more
Should I buy a Rancilio Silvia or the Gaggia Classic?
If you are looking for a semi-automatic espresso machine that will give you consistent shots and will look great on your kitchen counter, you probably have in mind the Gaggia Classic and the Silvia from Rancilio. There are other machines within the same price range, however, these two espresso machines are the best rated by customers.
Fully automatic machines are very expensive, depending on brand and features, the price tag can go very high. Krups Espresseria is a nice compromise between price, level of automation, and reliability.
Intelia is one of the best fully automatic espresso machines on the market. This is not a surprise for a Saeco product. With a long history in the industry, Saeco confirms even after joining Philips. Intelia automates all of the steps for brewing an espresso shot, or a cappuccino, and minimizes your work, and the risk of … Read more
De’Longhi ESAM Magnifica is a super-automatic espresso machine on the lower price range, and it’s often compared to Krups Espresseria. The two offer about the same feature set at a comparable price. Each of the two has its strength and weaknesses and depending on your needs and preferences, you might choose one or the other.
Gaggia Titanium makes a breeze the preparation of a latte, a cappuccino or brewing a cafe crema. Cafe crema, if you didn’t know, is a type of espresso more diluted than a lungo, but the shot doesn’t have water added to it as in cafe Americano, but the extraction is just prolonged a little bit. … Read more
Jura Capresso Ena 9 – One Touch When Jura and Capresso, two of the big espresso equipment companies have merged, I was a little disappointed, because this means less competition. However, I realized soon that by joining forces, the two manufacturers could make espresso machines that will stand apart from the crowd. And this is what … Read more
Like any semi-automatic machine, Rancilio HSD Silvia, targets the home brewing sector, the espresso enthusiasts, that love to tweak their espresso to perfection. These people take espresso brewing very serious, and a few stumbles will not scare them. If you are one of these people, then this machine is definitely for you. You can tweak … Read more