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Gaggia Classic Review

The Gaggia Classic Your Ambassador To Italian Espresso The Gaggia Classic has a long lineage and I’ve seen it evolve from the original Gaggia Coffee that was the premier machine in Italy. It did not do well in this market because it was comparatively very expensive and required some serious insider knowledge. The US market was used to the mass produce "toys" of the time; they were deemed "exotic". The USA's Early History With Coffee The...

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Meet the Royal Line of Saeco Machines

If you didn't already know, people who love their espresso and coffee drinks really love their espresso and coffee drinks. Their allegiance to machine manufactures is equally as strong as well. Best sellers become that way because they fit a need and a want for a broad range of people. However, once in awhile, a machine comes along that many people wouldn't consider, but those that do take the step to purchase it fall in love and continue to buy them as each new model comes into our hands. No...

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Jura-Capresso Impressa Z7 Spotlight

Most shoppers tend to fall into one of two camps—some make snap judgments when it comes time to buy and others carefully analyze every option before committing. Chances are, the analytical shoppers out there have done their research and noticed that a few brands, namely Gaggia, Delonghi, Saeco and Jura-Capresso, have consistently earned high consumer ratings on wholelattelove.com and elsewhere. For these manufacturers, introducing a new espresso machine is a big deal, since they've got...

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Coffee Spotlight: Antica Tostatura Triestina

It's not easy for a roaster to distinguish itself nowadays. The market is pretty well saturated with the good, the bad, and the down-right ugly. Rising to the top of the ranks requires dedication, precision and, most of all, an utterly remarkable end product. Antica Coffee and Espresso delivers on all accounts...And, the world is taking notice. Coffee to the Stars Antica Tostatura Triestina blends are served in more than 26 countries worldwide. Its coffee and espresso grace the...

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Whole Latte Lingo: Coffee and Espresso Terms Dark Roast - K-cup

Terms to know: D - K for Coffee and Espresso This is a continuation from our A - C term list, make sure you also check out L - V to complete your term bank. The Terms Dark roast: Coffee beans that have been roasted deeper, past the second crack of the husk. Generally, this kind of roast is used for non-espresso brewed drinks, like drip or French press. Check out these great choices. Descale: The process of cleaning the inside of a machine. The...

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Whole Latte Lingo: Coffee and Espresso Terms Americano - Cup-warmer

Terms to Know: A - C about Coffee and Espresso The wolrd of coffee contains its own language, and we invite you to be apart of it. Here are some of our most relevant terms to increase your coffee sophistication. Use these to become the coffee and espresso Einstien of your break room. The Terms Americano: A drink that mimics a cup of drip coffee, minus the bitter edge. Generally a double shot of espresso (2-2.5 ounces), with 3-4 ounces of hot water added (adjusted to...

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Whole Latte Lingo: Coffee And Espresso Terms Latte - Vibration Pump

Terms to Know: L - V about Espresso and Coffee This is a continuation from our D - K  term list, make sure you also check out A - C to complete your term bank. The Terms Latte: One of the basic drinks you may enjoy and want the ability to create. A standard latte is a double shot of espresso with 6-8 ounces of steamed milk, and a thin layer of frothed milk on top. Check out How-To make your own Latte. Macchiato: The literal translation is...

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How to Make a Pumpkin Spice Latte From Scratch

How to Make your Own Pumpkin Spice for a Latte Fall is right around the corner and the coffee shops will soon be lined with customers waiting to order a Pumpkin Spice Latte. It’s my personal favorite when it comes to seasonal beverages but you won’t find me waiting in a line to get my fix because I will be making them at home and you can too! Ingredients 1/4 Cup Ground Cinnamon 2 Tbsp Ground Ginger 2 Tsp Ground Cloves 2 Tsp Ground Nutmeg This spice mix is...

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