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Lavazza Modo Mio Espressgo review
4 out of 5

Lavazza Modo Mio Espressgo review

By 14 August 2014

How much do you love coffee? How long can you go without needing another hit of espresso? If the answer isn't very long at all and you're on the road a lot then the Lavazza Modo Mio Espressgo might just be the ticket: it's an espresso coffee machine designed... >>

Five of the best coffee machines

Five of the best coffee machines

By 4 August 2014

Coffee is a tricky thing to get right. There are so many different preferences, thinking about them makes the "this little piggy went to market" nursery rhyme pop into our heads. This little piggy went for milky, this little piggy went for crema, this... >>

Lavazza A Modo Mio Minu serves up espresso in a tight space

Lavazza A Modo Mio Minu serves up espresso in a tight space

By 10 July 2014

Lavazza has announced that it will introduce a new espresso machine in October that is small enough to fit in to virtually any kitchen. The model, called the Lavazza Minu, will take on the incredibly popular Pixie Nespresso coffee machine from Magimix... >>

Space coffee, ISSpresso is heading for the stars in a world first

Space coffee, ISSpresso is heading for the stars in a world first

By 10 July 2014

Astronauts might be the best of the best, but even they need coffee. To keep these galactic pioneers happy Lavazza and Argotec have teamed up to create the first espresso machine that will work in space. The ISSpresso is going to be installed, you guessed... >>

World first: Bonaverde lets you buy coffee beans fresh from the farmer as it roasts, grinds and brews

World first: Bonaverde lets you buy coffee beans fresh from the farmer as it roasts, grinds and brews

By 12 November 2013

First there were coffee machines that let you make a cup-o-Joe fresh by grinding straight from the bean, now it’s gone a step further. In a world first, Bonaverde has announced a coffee machine that roasts, grinds and brews coffee. Bonaverde aims to... >>

Sage Dual Boiler: Hands-on the Heston Blumenthal coffee machine

Sage Dual Boiler: Hands-on the Heston Blumenthal coffee machine

By 10 October 2013

While Heston Blumethal's Sage Tea Maker shows all the hallmarks of the chef's extravagance, the Sage Dual Boiler coffee machine is a slightly different story. Eagle-eyed coffee fans might recognise this as a Breville model, as it's branded as such in... >>

'Smart coffee' via iPad: We make our favourite cup using a Saeco GranBaristo Avanti Bluetooth prototype

'Smart coffee' via iPad: We make our favourite cup using a Saeco GranBaristo Avanti Bluetooth prototype

By 9 September 2013

Coffee is a fiddly business. The wrong beans, too much milk, not enough foam, bad crema, and all that stuff. We all have our favourite cup and now Philips has revealed a way it thinks you can get it just right each and every time. The answer? An iPad... >>

Nespresso Pixie by Magimix review
4 out of 5

Nespresso Pixie by Magimix review

By 23 July 2013

You can spend thousands on a coffee machine, or you can buy a pot of instant coffee for a couple of quid, but there must be a middle ground surely? One that lets you have a decent cup of coffee, but at the same time not worry about the ins and outs of... >>

A week in reviews: July 15 - July 19

A week in reviews: July 15 - July 19

By 20 July 2013

It's been the hottest week of the year in the UK, so what have we been reviewing? Coffee machines, that's what. But, with Britain, you can always be sure that for every night of clammy sleep there will be another 10 where you're in dire need of being... >>

De'Longhi Prima Donna S coffee machine review
4 out of 5

De'Longhi Prima Donna S coffee machine review

By 16 July 2013

If you are a coffee fan with an addiction, and you're looking for something more than Starbucks or Costa can offer, then De'Longhi believes it has the answer. But can it's top of the range bean-to-cup offering, the Prima Donna S, really be that good? ... >>