A pair of childhood pals and self-proclaimed nerds cook up a revolutionarily affordable home-espresso machine, put the project on Kickstarter, and overwhelmingly surpass their funding and backing goals? Must be all the caffeine.
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Breville hopes to throw as much commercial-grade technology as possible at the home game, emphasizing that the dual boiler technology—famously popularized by the commercial duty Synesso machines, also Australian—will be the ticket in leaping ahead of the competition.
Do you ever feel like you could use a little translation at your local coffee shop, or while perusing the bags of beans at your favorite market? Here's the first in a multipart Coffee-to-English glossary designed to help you navigate the sometimes-complicated coffee lexicon.
Tired of having to get out of your pajamas in order to get your morning macchiato? (Well, without attracting sideways glances, anyway.) If you have a daily double-espresso habit, you might consider bringing it into your kitchen, on account of both the convenience and the cash: A home unit can pay for itself relatively quickly—depending on your dependence.