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What is Cappuccino?

Espresso + steamed milk = cappuccino.

Cappuccino

I could stop there, but I might as well tell you that a steak is heated meat. Both statements are true but there is more to it than that. As the cappuccino formula indicates, the beverage starts with espresso. That can be a single shot of about one ounce (30ml), or a double shot of two ounces (60 ml).

The other component of a cappuccino is milk which is steamed using the steam wand of the espresso machine. The heat of the steam and the steam’s power to agitate the milk change the structure of the liquid. The fat content of the milk wraps around the proteins and creates what is referred to as microfoam. As the name implies, this is a sort of “tiny foam.” If done properly, you cannot see any bubbles. The milk increases in volume and takes on a richer, creamier texture and slightly sweeter taste. It pours as a liquid, but with more body than when first poured from the carton.

From that point, all bets are off. What is sold as a cappuccino in the USA can range from a more traditional six ounce beverage made with two ounces of espresso and about two ounces of steamed milk with a topping of dense milk foam to a much larger beverage in a large takeaway cup. In Australia it is called a flat white which is the same six to eight ounce beverage but there is no stiff foam on top, just the espresso and the steamed milk.

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1stincoffee Adds Quick Mill Andreja Premium Espresso Machine to Lineup

Quick Mill andrejaThe Quick Mill Andreja Premium features a heat exchanger which allows you to brew espresso and steam milk for cappuccino at the same time. This machine also features No Burn hot water and steam wands.

Features of the Quick Mill Andreja Premium:

Heat exchanger with automatic water level control

Quality stainless steel construction

Two portafilters: a single and a double with 58mm baskets

E61 Grouphead for outstanding temperature stability

Thermo siphon circulation helps maintain consistent brewing temperature

Lever action semi-automatic

Large 46 oz. pull out drip tray

Ulka 52 watt vibratory pump with thermal overload protection

Easily accessible expansion valve allows for easy adjustment of brew pressure

Easily accessible pressurestat adjustment

Thermostat has resettable Hi-limit to protect heating element

Custom made steam and hot water knobs

Multi-position steam wand with 4 hole .9mm steam tip

No burn hot water and steam wands

Removable 3 liter water reservoir with hinged cover

Magnetic switch detects low water tank level and cuts power to the heating element to prevent boiler damage

Cup warming surface

Boiler pressure gauge and Group pressure gauge

1.6 liter heavy duty boiler

Boiler is insulated to keep your kitchen and machine components cooler.

Heavy-duty 1,400 watt heating element

Stainless backflushing blank included

Direct water connection option available ($145)

110 volts

Made in MilanItaly

2 Year warranty

Dimensions: 15 3/4″ High, 11 1/2″ Wide, 17 1/2″ Deep – 46 pounds

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1stincoffee Introduces Quick Mill Alexia Espresso Machine

alexia-3001stincoffee.com is happy to announce an addition to our product line. The Quick Mill Alexia.

The Quick Mill Alexia is a lever action single boiler espresso machine. It features the E-61 grouphead for better temperature stability.

Features of the Quick Mill Alexia Espresso Machine:

Quality stainless steel construction

Two portafilters: a single and a double

E61 Grouphead with thermo siphon circulation for outstanding temperature stability

Lever action semi-automatic

Large pull out drip tray

Ulka 52 watt vibratory pump with thermal overload protection

Precision steam and hot water knob

Multi-position steam wand with 2 hole steam tip

Removable 3 liter water reservoir with cover

Magnetic switch detects low water level and cuts power to the heating element to prevent boiler damage

Cup warming surface

Dual purpose pressure gauge

.75 liter, heavy duty, stainless steel boiler

1,400 watt heating element

110 volts

Made in MilanItaly

2 Year warranty

Dimensions: 15 1/4″ High, 9″ Wide, 17″ Deep – 38 pounds

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Fiat:The car that can do anything … even make you a coffee. Fiat release new model with a built-in espresso machine by the gearstick

By EDDIE WRENN

PUBLISHED: 07:37 EST, 16 July 2012

On a long motorway trip, it is good to take a break, have a coffee, stretch your legs, and grab some fresh air.

But if you just need a coffee, this could be the answer, for the new Fiat 500L, which will be released later this year, will come with a coffee-maker next to the gear-stick.

The Lavazza-branded kit even comes with a sugar container, ‘pod dispenser’, and a spoon.

If you’re more of a car fan than a coffee lover, then the vital stats are that the 500L comes in a three- and five-door option with a 1.6lt, 16 valve engine.

The FIAT 500L was officially launched last week in Turin, and it goes on sale in Ireland at the end of the year.

Fiat proudly exclaims that this ‘is the first production car in the world available with a fully integrated espresso coffee machine as an accessory’.

The car drives at a coffee-spilling 103mph, and comes in for an estimated £15,500.

The self-heating coffee kit, according to some sources, will come in at around 250EU on top – quite a large upfront outlay, but a heavy driver will probably make that up in savings for overpriced garage coffee over the course of a year.

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Coffee Linked To A Lower Death Risk From Variety Of Causes..

Not only does that delicious, steaming cup of coffee get your day started, according to a new study that appears in The New England Journal of Medicine, it might also help you live even longer as well. The research, one of the largest projects of its kind, reveals that coffee drinkers have a lower risk of death from causes like stroke, diabetes, heart or respiratory disease, accidents, injuries or infections (but not cancer) than those who didn’t drink the beverage.
Even after accounting for other factors that influence early death, like smoking or drinking too much alcohol, the results still held. Coffee drinkers appear to live longer than non-drinkers.

The researchers drew over 400,000 subjects (both men and women) from the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study. The subjects lived in six states as well as the Detroit and Atlanta metro areas.

When the study began, the participants were from 60 to 70 years old and didn’t have heart disease, cancer and had not suffered a stroke. Anywhere between 1995 and 1996 the subjects filled out a comprehensive questionnaire on their diet and lifestyle and were then followed until they died, or until December 31, 2008, whichever was first.

Compared to nondrinkers, those who drank coffee (3 or more cups per day) had almost a 10% lower risk of dying overall, and a lower risk of dying from many of the leading killers. In fact, death from cancer was the only exception the researchers noted. Such findings are a relief to the many who enjoy coffee each day, and yet were worried that it might be doing them some harm.

This isn’t to suggest you start drinking coffee if you don’t already. Talk with your own doctor to be sure that coffee drinking is not going to be a problem for you. There is some data that show coffee drinking might bring a short-term increase in blood pressure. If you have stomach issues, coffee may also not be a smart drink choice for you.

And because the researchers here didn’t ask people to start (or stop) drinking coffee, the results don’t show cause and affect, but rather an association between coffee drinking and a lower risk of death. Maybe those who enjoy coffee have other advantages… eating better overall, exercising more, or doing other good-for-you things that weren’t addressed in the latest research.

Coffee Linked To A Lower Death Risk From Variety Of Causes… Continued…

The study also didn’t account for how the coffee was prepared, and this might impact the compounds naturally part of the beverage. It also asked about consumption only once, at the start of the research but habits may well change over time.

We know that coffee is a complex drink that contains over a thousand different compounds. Most of these have not been studied very well. The researchers on this latest study speculate that the caffeine in coffee isn’t likely to be a factor as the rates of death for decaf drinkers (a third of the coffee drinkers in the study) were about the same as those who drank regular coffee.

Other compounds, such as the antioxidants or dietary fiber that are naturally a part of coffee, might be responsible for the benefits observed in the study. More work is needed before anyone can say for sure.

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Fall In Love All Over Again – The Once Loved Jura Impressa XS90 – Refurbished Commercial Super Automatic

Author: Kara Mae Adamo.

A cultural tradition, classically prepared espresso carries with it a certain refinement and sophistication. Part of this is because of the unique complexity of espresso: its thick flavorful crema; the aromatic bouquet swirling out with the steam…the way a twist and biscotti seem to top it off perfectly at the end of a delicious dinner.

Another part of it, however, does lie in the expensive equipment required to make good espresso. The fact of the matter is that enjoying quality espresso is a luxury. To serve it is not always an affordable investment—especially in this economy.

At 1stincoffee.com, however, you can stay within budget and still purchase one of the best espresso machines on the market. Refurbished machines are being sold for 30-60% off of the original price and, as an added bonus, come with free shipping.

By purchasing a refurbished espresso machine at 1stincoffee.com, you’re not only saving money, but saving the environment as well by recycling. This way, parts and materials used to make the initial machine won’t go to waste prematurely.

Each refurbished espresso machine carries a full-year warranty on parts and labor and is shipped out of the Jura Capresso factory service and repair facility within a few days of your order. Refurbished items show only the slightest signs of use and are factory serviced, cleaned and tested to ensure that the product you purchase is in perfect working order.

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What is it About Italian Coffee?

By: Kara Mae Adamo

Italians have their thumbs on the heartbeat of the culinary soul.

Rich sauces, savory reductions and zesty seasoning intertwine with the textures and smells of pastas, braised meats and broths to create an atmosphere immediately recognizable and impossible to resist.

Authentic Italian meals—the kind where the salad comes after the meal because it’s a palate cleanser—are finished off with espresso. There is no argument here. It is just a fact. Unless grappa is around (an after-dinner drink that no Italian can rightfully justify), small one-ounce cups of richly complex espresso are set in front of all dinner guests.

A complex and sophisticated medley of pleasantly aromatic and expressive flavor, espresso can be mixed with a touch of steamed milk to create a delicious cappuccino or served on its own.

The ideal blend for those seeking a traditional espresso, Lavazza of Turin, Italy is consideredItaly’s leading espresso coffee company. Known for their technologically innovative roasting technique, Lavazza monitors the entire process by computer. Roasted in air convection roasters, each and every bean is inspected and evenly browned; creating a blend that is rich and full but lacks the bitter flavor found in most espresso. Lavazza blends are made exclusively with Arabica and Robusta coffees, providing a flavor spectrum that ranges from sweet and fragrant to fuller and decisive.

Close your eyes and savor the full, chocolaty flavor of the Brazilian coffee or the delicate and mildly acidic notes from the Arabica of Central America. Lavazza Super Crema Espresso comes in 2.2 pound bags (1 Kilo) and is available in ground, whole bean and espresso pods. Purchase it here: http://www.1stincoffee.com/lavazza.htm

Segafredo Massimo Espresso Coffee Beans fromBologna,Italyhave rich chocolate notes that complement their earthy tones. Sweet and full-bodied, this savory espresso is thick and syrup-like in texture. It is known for its golden, toffee colored crema and smooth finish. Found in cafés throughout the world, Segafredo’s mission is to share the culture of authentically prepared Italian Espresso with the world. Segafredo Massimo Espresso is available in 2.2 pound (1 kilo) bags. Purchase it here: http://www.1stincoffee.com/segafredo.htm

Loosely translated Antica Tostatura Triestina means “Old Roast of Trieste”. Exclusively roasted inTrieste,Italy, Antica espresso is served in some of the finest retail establishments in 26 countries worldwide. Antica Espresso is served in some of the best restaurants and coffee shops inNew York City, and by well known personalities such as Martha Stewart, Mario Batali, Terence Brennan, David Bouley & Todd English. Purchase it here: http://www.1stincoffee.com/antica.htm

Savor our medium roasted Illy Whole Bean Espresso fromTrieste,Italy. Considered the world’s finest espresso, Illy is a dark decaffeinated blend that is medium-bodied and perfect for any time of the day. As the crema seeps into the beverage, it unlocks the subtle aromas and tastes and infuses them into your drink. Illy Whole Bean Espresso comes in packages of six 8.8 oz cans per case. Purchase it here:

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Martha Stewart’s “Must -Have” Organic Coffee

Antica Tostatura Triestine (or simply Antica) is an outstanding wood-roasted Italian espresso and coffee from Trieste, Italy, which is currently served in 26 countries worldwide.

Martha Stewart has used our coffee exclusively on her show since its inception five years ago and it is endorsed as one of her “must have” products. Antica now carries a certified Organic line of whole bean and pre-ground coffees. In addition to the Organic line, they offer a complete range of wholesale and retail products suitable for preparation in retail environments using specialized commercial equipment, and at home using domestic espresso machine, 12-cup drip brewers, and classic Italian stove-top Moka or French press pots. All products are Kosher certified.

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Why Should I Buy a Jura Automatic Coffee Center?

Taste:
Most coffee experts consider grinding and brewing under high pressure within a short period of time the ideal process to achieve maximum flavor and aroma without bitterness and over-extraction. Our own research shows that coffee lovers prefer high-pressure brewed coffee over any other coffee brewing method.

Variety:
Make authentic Espressos, Cappuccinos, Lattes, long Crema Coffees, even hot chocolate and tea, with a push of a button, perfectly every time!

Convenience:
GRIND, TAMP, BREW and CLEAN in less than 60 seconds! No other system can produce such a variety of beverages with more convenience.

The world of coffee:
There are many ways to brew coffee: Percolating, Cold Brew, Instant, Hand Drip, French Press, Automatic Drip and Pressure Brewing. Each system creates a different taste. The high-pressure brewing method retrieves a maximum of flavor and aroma. That’s also the reason why more and more fine restaurants and hotels all over the world only serve you freshly high pressure brewed coffee. Jura-Capresso Automatic Coffee Centers do exactly that… and quite a bit more…
Ten reasons why you should buy aJura-CapressoAutomaticCoffeeCenter

Jura-Capresso Automatic Coffee Centers make the freshest, most aromatic coffee, espresso, cappuccino, and latte completely automatically.
It’s like having a coffee Barista of your very own!

Each cup of coffee is made on demand.
All you have to do is press a button!

Coffee is ground for each cup just before brewing, preserving more aroma than any other brewing system.
The coffee can’t be fresher!

Our 18 bar pump easily forces hot water at high pressure through the grounds extracting flavor and aroma in less than 30 seconds, leaving behind all bitter chemicals which are normally extracted during a longer brewing methods.
The coffee can’t taste better!

All our Automatic Coffee Centers have an extra large brewing chamber, which holds up to 16 grams of ground coffee… more than any other system on the market. This design allows you to brew up to 16 oz. of coffee at a time.
The choice is all yours: One or two espressos, one or two double shots, two double shots, a 12 oz. mug or any other combination of up to 16 oz. of coffee at a time.

Our high-wattage stainless steel lined ThermoBlock heating systems deliver unlimited amounts of steam for frothing and steaming milk for cappuccinos and lattes. Some of our models even froth the milk and brew the coffee with just one push of the button (look for our One Touch Cappuccino models Z6, Z5, S9 One Touch, C9 One Touch and Z7 One Touch).
Making cappuccino and latte was never this easy!

A hot water dispenser is ideal to quickly pre-warm cold cups or prepare a large cup of tea in seconds.
Tea anyone?

All our Automatic Coffee Centers can be operated in stand-by mode all day long, ready to make a cup of coffee in seconds. During brewing you can even change the strength and the coffee volume without changing your regular setting.
The 60-second cappuccino, anytime you want it!

User friendly and informative alpha-numeric displays inform you when its time to refill water and beans and to clean your machine.
It’s as easy to clean as it is to make coffee!

Made in Switzerland: All Jura-Capresso Automatic Coffee Centers are made of high-end quality materials. The built-in commercial conical steel burr grinder with its class leading low-noise design is manually calibrated during assembly to assure highest precision grinding.
You can’t buy a better, more reliable machine!
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