So when it comes to a compact coffee maker that claims to be able to pump steamed water through an espresso tap to make espresso coffee, my coffee loving parents loved the idea and design of the new Krups Nespresso XN 2005. It took away the immediate "Bread Maker" sized traditional electric ... Read review
Small, stylish, easy to use, worthwhile if you like coffee.
Bourgeoisie style expensive purchase & ownership, noisy, no frother, no cup warmer, stop button.
"...and design of the new Krups Nespresso XN 2005. It took away the immediate "Bread Maker" sized traditional electric espresso coffee machine idea, even if they had soldered on with the traditional stove pot kettle for espresso for many years and compared to a bulkier machine, the whole concept behind the Nespresso idea is to avoid the worktop hugging machine with odd pipes to clean and more parts than a child's easy to put together 8 part jigsaw!
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"Krups XN 2005 Nespresso Essenza
Preparing a real espresso involves a special extraction procedure. In this procedure water is forced at high pressure through a fine blend of ground coffee and as a result, the flavours and aromas are quickly extracted. This procedure is difficult unless the correct machine is used and this is where the Krups machine is one of the best, as it takes the difficulty out of making an espresso.
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