Today coffee consumption is a real way of life. According to a survey conducted by Travelex, 7 out of 10 French say they drink it every day and 10% eat more than 6 cups. The espresso machines with grinder allow many preparations even without being an experienced barista. To choose it, several criteria are to look closely: speed, versatility, noise, power consumption, format, cost of a coffee, ease of cleaning.
A good coffee is a good roasting and a good extraction. In here, the most common degree of roasting is the “monk dress” or “light French” obtained in about twenty minutes in dedicated ovens.
Your machine needs to be fast and the time needed for two very small cups. In the preparation time also take into account the preheating of the device. Some machines take less than 2 minutes, with a sequence of 40 or 50 seconds for the following cups, others more than 3 minutes. You can also make the kaffeevollautomat vergleich with the finer options.
Must be able to turn off automatically
Choose a model with fixed-time standby, or even better with adjustable duration. After a certain period of time, your machine will turn off automatically. This function but also the pre-heating are however very energy consuming.
Must work for ground coffee and ground coffee
Take a model that accepts coffee beans but also ground coffee or ESE pods. Some machines are only used with ground coffee or ground coffee. The interest of this type of machine is to be able to choose coffee (even the rarest) in the roaster and restore the flavors and aromas until extraction. If the grinder is ceramic, it’s the best! In the same way your machine must be able to prepare other drinks like Cappuccino or Latte Macchiato, with nozzle to froth the milk. The must is the presence of 2 grain bins and a ground coffee trapdoor.
Must be silent
The sound of a coffee machine with grinder is an important criterion. With more than 60 dB or more than 80dB on some models, it is likely that your machine breaks your ears every time you make a drink. You will find the noisy atmosphere of the bars. but not sure that you enjoy, especially early in the morning! The tolerable noise is around 50 dB or less.
How to recognize a good coffee
To prepare a good coffee, it should not run too fast or too slowly. The good duration is around 20 seconds with beforehand: a good setting of the mill to grind; the right dose of coffee; a grind neither too fine nor too big. The temperature of the water is also important.