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Any non Espresso brew method from Drip Filter, Syphon or Vacuum, Plunger, Ibrik, Stovetop, Mocha Pot, Aeropress, Cold Press, Percolator, Presso or any other mad scientist process that doesn't have a pump and boiler combined.
Entry level (sub $500) domestic appliances that you would expect to find in the kitchen section of whitegoods stores. You can get a pretty good coffee from machines in this category if you use fresh coffee and dose/tamp well.
Pointy End ($1500-$3000) will find machines that are capable of making espresso at the same time that you are texturing milk. This end of the market also tends to get some real design flair and lot and lots of shiny stainless. Mostly the machines in this category are direct descendants of Cafe class machines.
Extreme Machines ($3000+) is the very serious end of the home espresso machine market. Some of the machines you will find in here would be comfortable in just about any cafe on the planet and most will have similar installation requirements (plumbing, maintenance etc). Most CoffeeSnobs drool over the very pretty toys in this category.
I knew it seemed a crazy size, but there you go... it really is a crazy size!
As a latte is about 80% "milky fluid" of some type, it makes sense that variations are worthwhile pursuing.
As I usually use just over 100ml per...
I always use Penetrene (one drop a day before, one drop before attempt usually is enough to loosen almost anything). Unless you do this type of thing a lot, buy the small, non spray one: it will last for a decade or so of "light use".
Just want to update on my journey or roasting, I have finally received the roaster today after so much dramas with the courier company.
First impression was after opening the box ,I recognise that it is very solid built and smaller than...
Ok stripped it down and pulled the boiler apart and took the solenoid and opv off. Took loads of pics but here's a video of it back together and water flowing out the wand but not the group. I'm thinking solenoid?
I agree Yelta.... I had first experience about 15 years ago. I poured some fresh beans into the hopper of my burr grinder, flipped the switch and seconds later, it went bang.... a puff of smoke and my grinder was dead ! :confused:
Call me old school, however I expect a phone to ... actually make and receive phone calls in bad reception areas.
FYI, the iPhone reception and transmission are both lousy, a real issue when you are off the beaten track.
Two long time friends...