Delonghi EC9335 La Specialista – Espresso Machine Review

La Specialista Ec9335m Espresso Machine

DeLonghi La Specialista is a relatively new product in the espresso machine market. There has been a lot of discussion around La Specialista, because people felt like DeLonghi’s machine looked too similar to it’s direct competitor the Breville Barista Express. …

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Delonghi EC155 Espresso Machine Review – The Cheapest Great Espresso Machine

Delonghi Ecc155 Pump Driven Espresso Machine 640w

Whenever home brewed espresso is mentioned, the Delonghi espresso machines are normally what spring to mind. Delonghi is one of the most popular domestic espresso manufacturers on the market, and for good reason. They provide user friendly machines that produce …

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Bella Espresso Maker – Make Cappuccinos at Home with a Steam Espresso Machine

Bella 13683 Espresso Maker

This Bella espresso maker falls into the market bracket of cheap, compact, steam based espresso machines. Our review shows why Bella is a great coffee maker. We have reviewed five of the most popular affordable steam based machines. Here is …

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Mr. Coffee 4 Cup Steam Espresso System with Milk Frother, ECM160

Mr. Coffee ECM160 - Steam Driven Espresso Maker

The steam based espresso machine from Mr. Coffee is another steam based machine that is notgoing to break the bank. Mr. Coffee ECM160 Steam Espresso Machine is steam powered and pulls 4 espresso shots at a time. Read our review of …

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Francis Francis!

Francis Francis

FrancisFrancis! is an espresso machine manufacturer owned by illy. Founded in 1994 by Francesco Illy, FrancisFrancis produces espresso machines for the home market. Italian architect Luca Trazzi was responsible for the aesthetics. In 2004 the company was purchased by illy. …

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Handpresso

Handpresso SARL is a French manufacturer of portable espresso machines. Founded in Fontainebleau in 2006 by Henrik Nielsen as a spin-off from Nielsen Innovation SARL. Handpresso is  inspired by Danish Design and has created and patented the world’s first handheld …

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DeLonghi Magnifica Espresso Machine – ESAM3300 vs ECAM22110SB

DeLonghi ESAM vs ECAM

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 …

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Espresso vs Nespresso vs illy iperEspresso – Capsule Espresso Machines vs Semiautomatics

side by side espresso and portafilter and tamper

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 …

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The Best Milk Frother – Breville Milk Cafe vs Nespresso Aeroccino vs Secura

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 …

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The Best Home Cappuccino Maker – How to Choose a Cappuccino Machine

Saeco Super-Automatic Cappuccino Maker

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 …

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Breville BES980XL Oracle – Espresso Machine Review

Breville Bes980xl Oracle Review

Breville Oracle is Not a Super-AutomaticThe 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. …

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Breville BES870XL Barista Express Espresso Machine Review

Breville BES870XL Barista Express Espresso Machine close up cropped

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 …

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