3 in 1 Coffee System

Drip Coffee and Espresso Machine The Espressione 3-in-1 Coffee System is an all-in-one machine that can brew coffee and espresso simultaneously. Multiple programmable functions adjust the cup size while providing various timers for added convenience. This contemporary coffee center features a top removable cone-shaped basket for easy cleaning, and pause-and-serve button which allows users to [...]

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Espressione Squissita Plus

Terrific value priced under $200! New from Espressione, the Squissita Plus espresso machine delivers 18 bar pump pressure for continuous extraction along with the QSD technology for super silent operation. Its professional-quality, chrome-plated marine brass filter holder with single and double filter baskets works with ground coffee or easy serve pods, while the pressurized baskets [...]

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Capresso EC100 Espresso Machine

Outstanding Value Capresso has announced availability of mid-February 2011 for its new EC100 espresso machine. Priced $149.99, this machine offers outstanding value with 15-bar electric pump brewing pressure and thermoblock heating for authentic espresso coffee extraction. For ease of use, the swivel frother has separate frothing positions for steamed milk (caffè latte) and frothed milk (cappuccino). The portafilter is [...]

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Chicco d’Oro Commercial

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Chicco d’Oro Elite Coffee

Introducing the Elite gourmet coffee from Caffè Chicco d’Oro. Roasted and packed in Switzerland, Elite  features a unique blend of 100% premium Arabica beans. Until now, Elite was available only in Switzerland but is now available in the United States. The rich flavors and aromas of Elite are well served by pressure brewing (espresso machine or superautomatic machine) and by filter drip [...]

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Chemex Brewing Instructions

Invented nearly 70 years ago and still going strong, the Chemex coffee maker using the specially designed Chemex-bonded coffee filters is renowned for brewing rich, full-bodied coffee. Follow these simple instructions for brewing: 1) Open the Chemex-Bonded Coffee Filter into a cone. One side should have three layers. Place the cone in the top of your coffee [...]

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About Espresso

The word “espresso”, translated as “rapid” from Italian, frequently is applied to the coffee drink itself, the type of coffee blend and roast, or the equipment used to prepare the beverage. In the world of coffee, though, the word espresso is foremost the brewing method used to produce the espresso beverage.   ESPRESSO BREWING PROCESS [...]

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Caffè Chicco d’Oro

Chicco d’Oro is the most popular household coffee in Switzerland! Roasted to a golden brown color and packed at the modern Chicco d’Oro factory in  Ticino, the southernmost canton of Switzerland, it is a blend of highest-quality 100% Arabica coffee beans. You’ll love the rich flavor, full body, and delicious aroma of Caffè Chicco d’Oro, while pressurized [...]

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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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