Category: Semi Automatic Espresso Machines

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Quick Tip: Espresso Machine Acronyms Defined

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love define common acronyms used to describe the different types of boilers in semi-automatic espresso machines. Shop Espresso Machines here: http://www.wholelattelove.com/espresso-machines-and-espresso-makers.cfm?

Nuova Simonelli: Prosumer Powerhouse

We’ve been carrying the Nuova Simonelli Oscar and Nuova Simonelli Musica for a few months at Whole Latte Love and it's time to give these powerful machines some recognition. For starters, both machines are NSF certified for commercial use. If you ask me, it's easy to see why both...

By Erik
Friday Shots: Kimbo Superior Blend on Profitec Pro 700

A new shot most every Friday. A close-up look at an extraction start to finish with all the details on coffee used, grinder, dose machine etc. They're not always perfect but tell us what you think, share shots of your shots. Tell us about your best extractions, favorite coffees, machine,...

Coming Soon: The DeLonghi Dedica Espresso Machine

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love go over the features of the DeLonghi Dedica EC680 semi-automatic espresso machine. Learn how to use this entry-level machine to make delicious espresso, cappuccinos and lattes. Find it here:...

Friday Shots: Kimbo Classico on Profitec Pro 700

A new shot most every Friday. A close-up look at an extraction start to finish with all the details on coffee used, grinder, dose machine etc. They're not always perfect but tell us what you think, share shots of your shots. Tell us about your best extractions, favorite coffees, machine,...

Friday Shots: Kimbo Extreme on Profitec Pro 700

A new shot most every Friday. A close-up look at an extraction start to finish with all the details on coffee used, grinder, dose machine etc. They're not always perfect but tell us what you think, share shots of your shots. Tell us about your best extractions, favorite coffees, machine,...

Quick Tip: Identifying Quality Inside Prosumer Espresso Machines

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love take a look under the hood of Prosumer Semi-automatic espresso machines to help you identify quality when shopping for a machine. Shop Prosumer Espresso Machines: http://www.wholelattelove.com/espresso-machines-and-espresso-makers.cfm?cid=1&scid=122&

Up Close with Profitec: Pro 500 Espresso Machine

Profitec machine designer Michael Hauck of Germany visits Whole Latte Love. Learn about the extra effort put into the design and craftsmanship of the Profitec Pro 500 semi-automatic espresso machine. Designed in Germany and built in Italy, Profitec machines are beautiful on the outside and made...

Friday Shots: Whole Latte Love Malabar Gold on Bezzera Galatea Domus

Looking for crema? Whole Latte Love's Malabar Gold makes crema easy. It's delicious and long lasting! A new shot most every Friday. A close-up look at an extraction start to finish with all the details on coffee used, grinder, dose machine etc. They're not always perfect but tell us what you...

Bezzera Strega: Lever Espresso with a Pump Twist

Marc and Morgan go over the capabilities of the Bezzera Strega. HomeBarista.com gave this machine a 4.5 out of 5 review saying it's "...like playing a fine musical instrument". Using the pump in combination with the lever allows a user to do pressure profiling and extract master class level...

Friday Shots: Lavazza Top Class on Bezzera Galatea Domus

The flavor of Lavazza Top Class compliments milk-based drinks. Pro-tip: Shoot for a longer extraction/same volume with this coffee when combining with milk. A new shot most every Friday. A close-up look at an extraction start to finish with all the details on coffee used, grinder, dose machine...

Up Close with Profitec: Pro 700 Dual Boiler PID

Profitec machine designer Michael Hauck of Germany visits Whole Latte Love. Learn about the extra effort put into the design and craftsmanship of the Profitec Pro 700 Dual Boiler PID semi-automatic espresso machine. Designed in Germany and built in Italy, Profitec machines are beautiful on the...

Friday Shots: Whole Latte Love Malabar Gold on Profitec Pro 700

Looking for crema? Whole Latte Love's Malabar Gold makes crema easy. It's delicious and long lasting! A new shot most every Friday. A close-up look at an extraction start to finish with all the details on coffee used, grinder, dose machine etc. They're not always perfect but tell us what you...

Up Close with Profitec: Design, Quality and Craftmanship

Profitec machine designer Michael Hauck of Germany visits Whole Latte Love. Learn about the extra effort put into the design and craftsmanship of Profitec semi-automatic espresso machines. Designed in Germany and built in Italy, Profitec machines are beautiful on the outside and made to last on...

Friday Shots: Filicori Gran Crema Forte on Bezzera Galatea Domus

If you love espresso you must try Maromas Orphea. Incredible long-lasting crema and a wonderful chocolate finish. A new shot most every Friday. A close-up look at an extraction start to finish with all the details on coffee used, grinder, dose machine etc. They're not always perfect but tell us...

Bezzera Galatea Domus: Espresso in Retro-Italian Style

Marc and Morgan go over the capabilities of the Bezzera Galatea Domus semi-automatic espresso machine. It features retro-Italian styling, superbly finished stainless steel body and a large 2 liter heat-exchange copper boiler. This machine makes excellent espresso and a real style statement!...

Stayin' Classy with the Gaggia Classic

I have a background working with commercial machines, so this was a whole new experience for me. I like being able to control all the aspects of the brewing process, especially steaming the milk. The Gaggia Classic has become a staple, and for good reason. It's a great way to break into the...

By Hannah
Breville Oracle: Full of Features & Stunningly Simple

The recently released Breville Oracle is truly one of the nicest machines that has come through the doors here at Whole Latte Love. Breville has combined an enormous amount of features with effortless simplicity. The result is a machine that finally boasts the ease of use of a super-automatic...

By Erik