Why the Prima Donna Elite is Worth Every Penny

The De'Longhi Prima Donna Elite coffee machine

In the coffee world, crema – the coveted layer of amber foam on a freshly brewed cup of espresso – is hailed as the mark of an excellent espresso, and is much sought after by enthusiasts and baristas.

6 of the Best Coffee Gadgets for the Connoisseur

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We all appreciate a good cup of coffee to perk us up. With an unlimited range of gadgets in the market that are vying to be the best, selecting one for yourself is similar to finding a needle in a haystack. Here’s our pick of the best coffee gadgets for the coffee connoisseur, each hand-picked […]

Gift Ideas for Every Type of Housewarming Party

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It’s exciting moving into a new home, and you’ve probably been to a few housewarming parties with friends. While some homeowners don’t expect their guests to come bearing presents, a thoughtful gift is always appreciated. It should come from the heart – as a blessing and well-wishing for the new home to be filled with […]

The Ultimate Coffee Lust List

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We all have a friend who can’t function without a good cup of coffee. Here’s a selection of gifts that will be sure to wake up even the most hardened caffeine addict. Coffee grinder When it comes to making that perfect cup of coffee, it’s all about the coffee grind size. Choosing the right grinder […]

Traditional vs Bean to Cup

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When Nespresso and capsule coffee machines flooded the market, many die-hard coffee connoisseurs turned their noses up. Yes, these fancy devices were compact and – most importantly – convenient, but avid coffee drinkers felt they could never truly deliver when it came to taste and quality. The biggest disadvantage was being unable to pick the coffee […]