If you know your coffee, you’ll understand when we say that the best machine is essential to deliver that perfect cup of liquid caffeine (magic). Now there’s so many different types of coffee machines in the market that it’s hard to know which one will best suit you – we’ve broken down the best ones from House of Fraser who have every type of machine on the market, to help find out which one is best for you.
If you love instant coffee straight from the beans and you spend hours in Starbucks choosing, then a bean-to-cup machine is best for you and will allow you to get the best drink for you every time. The Delonghi Autentica Cappuccino Black machine has a milk menu so you can choose from your favourite frothy drinks, a cup warmer to keep your coffee piping hot and a personalising system allowing you to choose from short to long, strong to mild or high, medium or low temperatures…perfect for the connoisseur. For a slightly cheaper alternative go for the Gaggia Titanium Bean to Cup coffee machine – it has a programmable screen, twin brewer and a cup warmer. It also features a steam milk frothing arm, perfect for those cold months when you want to curl up with a frothy hot chocolate, don’t forget the marshmallows.
If you want rich, strong coffee such as a great latte, then you need a machine that caters exactly for that – it’s the sort of machine that does all the hard work for you, great for early mornings when you need fast, great tasting coffee (pretty much every morning).
The Sage by Heston Blumenthal Dual Boiler coffee machine delivers temperature precision and pressure control for every cup. It features dedicated stainless steel boilers for steam and espresso, allowing simultaneous milk texturing and extraction consistently at 93C. Also, when you get this beautiful piece of machinery home, call them and they’ll send a trainer coffee engineer to your home to ensure your machine is set up for optimal performance for free! Genius! The cheaper and more compact alternative version, the Gaggia Gran Prestige machine features a pressurised filter holder, stainless steel boiled and panetella frother for a great cup of energy every time.
If you don’t have a lot of time on your hands but you will literally not be able to function throughout the day without your morning hit then a pod machine is the way forward – they’re easy to easy, fast and pretty cost effective.
This Magimix Black Citiz & Milk Nespresso Coffee Machine come with an Integrated aeroccino frothing device with hot or cold setting for cappuccinos, lattes or frapuccinnos and complete with 16 Nespresso capsules to get you going straight away. Alternatively the KitchenAid Nespresso Machine you can just pour in the milk and press the button and in a few seconds you’ll have a cup of frothy bliss.
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