New Espresso Machine from Espressione

Espressione introduces the new Café Minuetto Professional espresso machine. It is a full-featured, heavy-duty espresso machine with an elegant design that complements the modern home kitchen. With its 15-bar thermoblock pump, the Café Minuetto produces authentic, thick espresso coffee from either ground coffee or convenient ESE pods. Steaming and frothing milk also is fast and [...]

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Coffee Tasting Vocabulary

COFFEE AROMAS Burnt/Smoky This odor and flavor descriptor is similar to that found in burnt food.  The odor is associated with smoke produced when burning wood.  This descriptor is frequently used to indicate the degree of roast commonly found by tasters in dark-roasted or oven-roasted coffees. Chemical/Medicinal This odor descriptor is reminiscent of chemicals, medicines [...]

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Chemex Coffee Maker

Created in 1941, the Chemex coffee maker was Peter Schumbohm’s (1896-1962) most successful industrial design. He was inspired by the Bauhaus school, where form follows function, to which he applied his knowledge of physics and chemistry. The Chemex carafe is inspried by a heat-resistant laboratory flask. The upper portion of the flask holds the Chemex [...]

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New Jura Capresso C5

Jura Capresso has recently released a brand new superautomatic coffee machine, model C5. A superautomatic, it goes from bean to coffee to cup at the touch of button. It even stores the spent coffee inside the machine for later disposal. With a powerful 18-bar electric pump, it pressure brews thick, rich, and creamy coffee that is ideal [...]

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