Many of us who are coffee lovers know how inconvenient it can be sometimes to enjoy an espresso whenever we please. Either you can’t find a decent cappuccino, or the coffee place nearest to your location does not do justice to the coffee beans. It could also be that too many coffee purchases are burning a hole in your pocket.
If you prefer having easy access to a blissful cup of espresso every morning before you leave your home, then purchasing your very own single serve espresso machine may be the best solution. Single serve espresso machines are used with pre-portioned coffee. To make a cup, you will also need to purchase the appropriate espresso pods or capsules.
Single serve espresso machines are between the $100 and $700 range. If you are looking to purchase your first pod espresso machine, then the Nespresso Citiz C111- RE is a great choice to start with. It is a compact single serve espresso machine with an ultra-thin profile. It requires Nespresso capsules and has two programmable brew buttons. The Nespresso Citiz pod espresso machine is designed for easy espresso preparation.
Another great option would be the Nespresso Pixie with Aeroccino. Ultra compact, this machine brews one perfect cup at a time. Its heat up time is extremely fast and it also includes the Nespresso Aeroccino milk frother, so you can get the perfect frothy milk every time, in just a few seconds. The Aeroccino can also be used to just heat up milk for latte.
The Delonghi Lattissima Plus is also another great looking pod espresso machine. This one-touch cappuccino machine makes deliciously perfect espresso, cappuccino, as well as latte, using Nespresso coffee capsules. Its foolproof modern design optimizes the flow of pressurized water to the coffee capsule, resulting in a perfect cup of espresso. This single serve espresso machine also comes with an automatic milk frothing system and a removable water tank.
If you are looking for a single serve machine that is sleek, then the Francis Francis Y5 Duo Satin is a good pod espresso machine choice. It features a tempered glass top encased in a durable aluminum body, making it a beautiful complement to your modern kitchen. This machine prepares both real Italian espresso, as well as regular coffee utilizing Illy's Iper capsules.
If you are a seasoned single serve user, and you are looking for an upgrade, then why not try the Francis Francis X1 Iper. Perfect for coffee connoisseurs who prefer espresso in its most authentic form, the XI produces exactly that, but in the easiest way. This machine has high-end electronics and automatic boiler refill. Designed by Luca Trazzi, the Francis Francis X1 Iper comes with a black, red or stainless steel. The X1 is bold and beautiful in any kitchen set up.