8 Coffee Tools Every Home Barista Needs To Have

8 Coffee Tools Every Home Barista Needs To Have

Just like how every baker needs bakeware and every artisan needs tools, every home barista needs certain accessories to pull that perfect cup of espresso in a smooth, mess-free and stress-free workflow. Whether you’re a budding barista or a coffee enthusiast learning to brew your own cafe-quality espresso at home, here are eight coffee tools […]

8 Tricks To Keep Your Coffee Machine In Tip-Top Condition

8 Tricks To Keep Your Coffee Machine In Tip-Top Condition

To extend your espresso machine’s lifespan and keep it in tip-top working condition, you want to ABC: Always Be Cleaning. By “always”, we mean after every use—reasonable for a loved kitchen appliance, we hope! After brewing your cup of delicious espresso, the more immediately you clean the used parts of your coffee machine, the easier […]

What Is A Pump Espresso Machine and How Does It Work

The De’Longhi Dedica Metallics in Mesmerising Azure is a pump espresso machine that comes in an iridescent glittering metallic blue, complementing your home interiors seamlessly. Photo from De’Longhi.

If you’ve been browsing through coffee machines, you probably would have come across the term “pump espresso machine”. What is a pump espresso machine, and how does it work? Read on as we introduce you to the wonderful world of pump espresso machines. Pump Espresso Machines 101 Before we dive deep into what a pump […]

10 Festive Gift Ideas For Coffee Lovers With A Coffee Machine

With Christmas coming up, it’s time to start your festive shopping. Choosing the right gift doesn’t have to be stressful. Instead of focusing on the “perfect” present, an idea would be to start from what your recipient likes, then think of how your gift can add to that. If you have a coffee lover in […]

Milk Frother vs Steam Wand: Which is Better?

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If you’re not a purist who believes that coffee must be purely black to be enjoyed, and if you can’t resist adding milk to your brew, then read on. Milk makes coffee creamier and less bitter, and with it, you can experiment with a lot more flavours and a range of options, from lattes to […]

5 Coffee Machines for Every Modern Home

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People often say the kitchen is the heart of a home. And if you love coffee, it’s essential to choose the right coffee machine to make your kitchen an even more agreeable living space. No matter the size or style of your kitchen, we have suggestions on which statement coffee machine to pick. Conveniently enjoy […]

Craft Your Perfect Cup of Coffee with the La Specialista Prestigio

The De'Longhi La Specialista Prestigio Coffee Machine

Meet the new La Specialista Prestigio. It’s De’Longhi’s latest innovative manual coffee machine for the passionate coffee lover who wants to brew artisanal coffee with a high-performance coffee machine. Designed for the coffee connoisseur who enjoys making coffee just as much as drinking it, the La Specialista Prestigio has added features to give you more […]

Perfetto: Mastering Excellence from Bean to Cup with the Dinamica Plus

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Indescribable joy and satisfaction come with making a fresh cup of coffee at home that tastes just as good as one bought from your favourite coffee shop. At De’Longhi, that perfect cup of coffee made from our coffee machines is the result of many years dedicated to the pursuit of excellence. From the passion of […]

How the Dinamica Plus Coffee Machine Redefines Your Coffee Experience

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Does the idea of having different types of coffee readily available at your convenience appeal to you? Love the concept of being your very own barista and experimenting with all sorts of recipes? Well, De’Longhi’s Dinamica Plus might be the dream machine for you, especially if you’re a lover of brews who desires more control […]

What Type of Beans to Use for My Coffee Machine?

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Like everything else out there, from cheese to wine and even furniture, there isn’t just one type of coffee. The beans they’re made from vary greatly, and more often than not, with great variation, comes decision fatigue. With an overwhelming amount of choices out there in the market, we get that a seemingly simple decision […]

4 Useful Tips for Maintaining Your Coffee Machine

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A coffee machine is one of the best investments a coffee lover can make. With proper care and maintenance, your coffee machine can continue to perform at its peak to give you quality coffee each time. Here are four tips on how to maximise the lifespan of your coffee machine. 1. Set Up Your Machine […]

4 Myths about Using Coffee Machines

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Your daily caffeine fix can add up to be an expensive habit, especially if you’ve been getting yours from your favourite café. Perhaps you’ve considered getting a coffee machine at home but are still on the fence about it. We bust four common myths about owning and using a coffee machine. Myth 1: A Coffee […]

5 Reasons Why Bean-to-Cup Coffee Machines are the Best Home Investment

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Bean-to-cup coffee machines are one of the best investments coffee lovers can make. There’s truly nothing better, fresher, or smoother than a cup of coffee made from one of these easy-to-use machines. Need more convincing? Here are five reasons why you should own one. 1. Simple — No Training Required What sets a bean-to-cup coffee […]

6 Coffee Gadgets for New and Better Coffee Habits

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Ring in the new year with these coffee gadgets to help you elevate your coffee experience. Whether you drink your coffee on-the-go or at home, with frothed milk or cold-brewed, here are six accessories to help you get the best out of your cuppa. Travel French Press This one’s perfect if you love French press […]

How Your Choice of Cup Can Make Coffee Taste Better

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Cups come in a wide variety of shapes, colours, sizes, and materials. Most of us have a go-to cup for our homes and offices – but did you know that your choice of cup affects the taste of coffee? Due to the sheer variety of options, we are here to help you choose the right […]

Making The Perfect Cup of Coffee with a Drip Coffee Maker

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From the trusty automatic coffee machine to hands-on methods such as the French press, there are many trendy ways to brew coffee at home. But coffee drinkers know that a drip coffee maker is a classic when it comes to coffee brewing: it produces robust, flavour-intensive coffee in large quantities. If instant coffee is not […]

A Guide to the Various Types of Coffee Grinders

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Talk to any coffee connoisseur and they will vouch that grinding coffee beans just before brewing, rather than buying ground coffee, is key to getting a fresh cup of coffee. That is why baristas always ground coffee beans only when an order has been placed. If you are a home brewer, a coffee grinder should […]

Fully vs Semi Automatic Coffee Machines: Which Is Better?

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Exploring the options of a coffee machine for your home can be daunting. If you’re looking to be less hands-on to get your morning coffee, automatic coffee machines are excellent in maintaining a consistent quality without the complicated steps. Generally, there are two main types of automatic coffee machines – Semi Automatic (SACM) and Fully […]

The New Maestosa Machine: Power, Precision and Perfection Meet Coffee

The De'Longhi Maestosa Coffee machine on the table

Whether you feel like having a delectable espresso or a velvety cappuccino, the Maestosa Machine has been designed to make it all about your coffee. But what makes it a true Italian masterpiece? Read on for the secret to the excellence of this fully automatic coffee machine. Find out what you will get with your […]

Which Type of Coffee Maker Is Best for Me?

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Choosing which coffee maker to buy is not a walk in the park. There are countless coffee makers available in retail stores and online, that we sometimes stumble and ask ourselves, “which should I buy?” Whether you are a coffee aficionado that needs a good cup of coffee even when on a hike, or a […]

Top 6 Useful Coffee Accessories You Need

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With more people bringing the coffee brewing experience into their homes nowadays, there’s been an influx of coffee accessories in the market. While some of these trendy gadgets are really attractive and tempting to buy, they aren’t particularly useful nor necessary. The result? A kitchen cupboard filled with unwanted brewing equipment and accessories we never […]