COFFEE LOVER’S GUIDE TO TYPES OF COFFEE MACHINES
The days of boiling hot water from your kettle to make a cup of coffee are long-gone (thank goodness!) Today, there are so many different types of machines that can make delicious coffee, much faster than your kettle could ever boil.
With all this choice, it can be difficult to decide which type of coffee machine is best suited to your lifestyle.
Filter Coffee Machines are simple to use, can use any ground beans and make an amazing cup of black coffee. This is the perfect choice for coffee-lovers on a tight budget.
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Pod Coffee Machines are convenient for quick coffee with a variety of different flavours. All you need to do is pop a capsule into the machine, click start and wait for your coffee to be made. Each pod contains sealed roasted or ground coffee beans, remember the machine can only make coffee from these pods.
Espresso Machines allow you to customise your coffee. This is achieved through changing the amount of water and pre-ground coffee. This machine is great for a budding coffee-enthusiast.
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Bean-to-Cup Machines are for the real coffee-enthusiasts. These machines grind coffee beans whenever you need it, so your espresso will always be fresh. Many also come with a milk frothing function for making a cappuccino or latte. Aside from making the freshest coffee, they are simple to use. Many come with a variety of customisation options, such as grinding coarseness, water temperature and coffee strength.
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Let’s not forget that manual labour can be a truly rewarding feeling, the following are ways to make your coffee maually.
French Press/Plunger creates an earthy, rich tasting cup of coffee. It’s as simple as a cylindrical pot with a plunger and a built-in filter screen that presses hot water through ground coffee. The secret is all in the grind, be sure to choose medium, with uniformity and consistency throughout for that perfect cuppa.
Stove Top Kettle is taking it old school and waiting for the whistle to blow.
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Now that you understand the different types of machines, this will make your decison on which coffee machine to buy a whole lot easier.