Handpresso Wild Hybrid Expresso Maker

8. June 2012 16:43 by Foodshack in Kitchen Gadgets  //  Tags: , ,   //   Comments (0)

Once you discover the Handpresso Dome Pod Expresso Maker you will wonder how you managed without one. The Handpresso is the world's first eco-friendly, non-electrical, portable espresso machine. This hand held machine allows you to easily make premium quality espresso anywhere: whether on holiday or on a business trip, in the countryside or on the sea, in your kitchen or in the garden, the dome pod is a true must have.

With the Handpresso Dome Pod, create a new coffee ceremony. Coffee is a pleasure your share with friends and enjoy as a connoisseur by using your favourite espresso. You do not have to use espresso pods: you can select the aromas, flavours and origins you prefer. And why deny yourself the pleasure of roasting and grinding your coffee?

Help the environment by generating the pressure required to produce your own espresso. By purchasing a non-electrical machine there is no stand-by mode thus reducing your energy consumption. Finally, by using ground coffee, you reduce packaging waste.

The Handpresso Dome Pod Expresso Maker Is a fantastic enviorment friendly coffee maker.

Nespresso CitiZ & Milk which is best Krups XN710141 or Magimix M190?

5. June 2012 19:06 by Foodshack in Kitchen Gadgets  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)


So which one is better? Is it the Krups XN710141 or Magimix M190?  Well the simple answer is that they are both as good as each other as they are both exactly the same machine just with a Krups or Magimix badge.  If you love coffe and have had enough of instant this is the machine for you.

The simplicity of the machine means that a cup of coffee can be made in an instant with something you would not have time if you had to grind the coffee yourself.  The taste of the coffee made with the nespresso can be likened with the quality and taste of the coffee in most coffee shops, although sometimes the taste can be quite variable at coffee shops.

All Nespresso machines are equipped with a patented extraction system that guarantees up to 19 bar high pressure. Water pressure, temperature and extraction duration, have all been calculated to ensure all the aromas from each Grand Cru are expressed, and to make the prefect cup of coffee.

The Citiz + Milk allows automatic and programmable water sizing for espresso and long black coffee, and has an energy saving mode. The fitted Aeroccino can be used for both hot and cold coffee, perfect for cappuccino and latte. Its retro-modern design in frosted aluminium makes it a stylish addition to any kitchen.

The coffee is in an hermetically sealed aluminium capsule which provides the optimum conditions to preserve and prevent oxidation of the ground coffee. Simple in appearance, the capsule is the subject of continual technical improvements to optimise the machine’s extraction of the finest Grand Cru coffees in the world. Nespresso offers 16 Grand Cru coffees, each one with a distinct personality. Products of Nespresso Coffee Experts’ inspiration, they embody a variety of origins and aromas.

For the perfect espresso, Nespresso Coffee Experts search for only the finest green coffees, which offer the most exciting aromatic profiles. Nespresso then develops each blend from these beans of diverse origin and creates a specific roasting and grinding profile. Such is the job of Nespresso Coffee Experts, insatiable travellers and creators of exceptional Grand Cru coffees.

So either the Nespresso CitiZ & Milk Krups XN710141 or Magimix M190 is a perfect buy if you enjoy a good cup of coffee,  the choice is yours!

Bosch TAS4011GB Tassimo Coffee Maker

16. February 2012 21:18 by Foodshack in Kitchen Gadgets  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)

The Bosch TAS4011GB Tassimo Coffee Maker allows you to have hot drinks whenever you want them at the touch of a button.

The TASSIMO T40 machine has a  classic design is perfect for a wide variety of one cup hot drinks.

The TASSIMO T40 machine is equipped with sophisticated features including an intelligent drink identification system and that means you hardly have to do anything for prefect results as the TASSIMO T40 machine automatically adjusts its settings to the drink you have selected using its An intelligent bar code system.

To operate the Bosch TAS4011GB Tassimo Coffee Maker simply place one of two pods its special receptacle and press the button. The machine then reads the bar code which allows the machine to work out how much hot water is needed. Then when the machine has finished filling the cup with water, remove the Pod and replace it with the second one - usually a liquid. The machine then reads the new bar code and follows the instructions to deliver the perfect drink of your choice.

Another great feature of this machine is its low energy consumption and is ready to use when you are. It only takes around 45 seconds to heat and prepare your drink.

Drinks available, Carte Noire Latte Macchiato, Carte Noire Cappuccino, Milka Chocolate, Kenco Columbian, Kenco Caffee Crema, Kenco Medium Roast, Carte Noire Crema Intenso, Starbucks House Blend, Twinings English Breakfast Tea, Twinings flavoured teas, Suchard and individual Milk, also even more new drinks coming soon.

The Tassimo Coffee Maker comes in 3 fantastic colours: Silk Silver, Magic Black and Glamour Red. With its sleek design, wide range of drinks available and the reasonable price tag, the Bosch TAS4011GB Tassimo Coffee Maker makes a perfect gift for yourself or a friend.

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