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Best Italian commercial coffee machines, filters and different extraction methods

In this section of the blog i will discuss the differences about the best italian commercial coffee machines which i have used in Italy and here in London. Every single machine uses a different extraction method. I will try to analyse the technical parts of the machines and the practical aspects in everyday usage. The commercial coffee machines are getting really sophisticated and if used correctly the final product could be outstanding. I will also talk about manual machine such as different mokas, the way to clean the machine properly, the importance of using the right pressure and few suggestions i have learnt during my working experience.

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La Marzocco Strada EP coffee machine review

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This morning I woke up with good intentions. I had a look on my agenda at my article list and after scrolling down a bit, I stopped by the review section and focused on the title “La Marzocco Strada Ep review”. Then I realised that it’s not an “easy” one as this machine requires deep knowledge before dealing with its technology. What does it involve? Let me clarify that. Introducing …

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The Syphon Coffee Maker

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(Updated October 2019 the 2nd) Around 1830s it was invented the coolest way to brew coffee thanks to a German called Loeff. I’m talking about the Syphon, the syphon coffee maker. Ten years after a Scottish marine engineer called James R. Napier, designed another syphon brewer named Napier coffee pot. But it was a French woman called Marie Fanny Amelie Massot, who designed the first commercial vacuum pot, who will …

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La Cimbali M100 coffee machine review

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Today, I’m going to write down about La Cimbali M100 by La Cimbali, one of the world leader coffee brands, famous for manufacturing commercial espresso machines. About La Cimbali La Cimbali started to produce coffee machines in 1930, developing the only one vertical boiler where the heating system was a coal heating or a wood one. In the 1950s, it started to produce a lever machine and the latter was …

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Faema E71 Italian Commercial Coffee Machine Review

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(Updated 2019 August the 19th) When we write about Faema we cannot fail to mention that it has been the first Italian company that introduced significant innovations in the world of Italian commercial espresso machines, still used in most of the coffee machine competitors. Faema had its greatest success with the E61 model, introducing the concept of atmospheric pressure thanks to a volumetric pump, delivering water at a given pressure, …

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La Marzocco KB90 espresso coffee machine review

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(Updated 2019 August the 5th ) The coffee scene is evolving quickly. Are we still in the third wave or are we enter already the fourth one? Now there’s another reason why we truly need to look at it and that’s the new toy by La Marzocco. On February the 1st the company announced a new coffee machine called LA Marzocco KB90, the ultimate version of the Linea PB. KB …

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LA Marzocco Leva. The lever commercial espresso machine review

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I have tested the La Marzocco Leva espresso machine for a few months when I had a short but intense working experience in an Italian coffee shop in London. When I first used it, the Leva coffee machine was just being launched! Therefore, I am quite sure about a few technical problems I am sharing in this post have been already solved by La Marzocco, the mother company of this …

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Kees Van Der Westen Spirit espresso coffee machine review

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Kess Van Der Westen has always had a clear idea about designing his machines from the very beginning; he wanted to bring together the ergonomicity, the usability and the technology in order to deliver consistency shot after shot. They did it firstly in 2001 with the Mirage and then in 2008 with the Speedster. He then realised the Spirit, an evolution of the Speedster adding separate group boilers (let’s think …

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Dalla Corte DC PRO espresso coffee machine review

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A bit of history Multi boiler concept is now existing in every machine but we can’t forget to mention the company that first introduced this feature, which is Dalla Corte. This Italian company was founded by Paolo Dalla Corte, his father Bruno and his sister Elsa in 2001. So, back to the system the idea was by having independent boilers we can control the temperature in both groups and steamer(s). …

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The Modbar AV ABR coffee machine review

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Not so long time ago I wrote down something about La Marzocco, one of the world most famous company of high-end espresso machines that every coffee lover knows. You can have a look here . Today it’s the turn of the Modbar AV ABR or Automatic Volumetric Auto Brew Ratio. I’m not sure if we can consider this machine like a precursor of the Fourth Coffee Wave or not (you can …

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La Marzocco Strada AV coffee machine review

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Founded in 1927, La Marzocco is one of the world leaders in producing top-of-the-range espresso machines. La Marzocco is constantly focused on the needs of the market with a view to the future. Today I’m reviewing La Marzocco Strada AV (automatic volumetric) that was launched in 2016. La Marzocco Strada AV takes its name from a group of baristas that worked with the company to design this model. This group …

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