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      07-15-2011, 10:17 AM   #1
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Nespresso machines

Word has spread north that these are good kitchen gadgets, so going to get one, preferably nice and shiny. Any advice? do\'s and dont\'s? Thanks in advance.
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Don't they drink tea up north?
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These Nespresso machines are surprisingly really good, comparable to the automatic espresso machine i have at home. Make sure you get the optional frother "aeroccino"
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I'm oop North too (well, if you count Harrogate). All of the machines are really well made and produce great quality coffee. There are sometimes promotions offering between 30-50 Nespresso credit depending on the machine you buy. This can be used to buy capsules, which you might find useful if you get through them at anything like the rate I do!
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These Nespresso machines are surprisingly really good, comparable to the automatic espresso machine i have at home. Make sure you get the optional frother "aeroccino"
I prefer the optional fluffer
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Don't they drink tea up north?
Fecking southern jessie..... I live up here and hate tea...
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These Nespresso machines are surprisingly really good, comparable to the automatic espresso machine i have at home. Make sure you get the optional frother "aeroccino"
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I'm oop North too (well, if you count Harrogate). All of the machines are really well made and produce great quality coffee. There are sometimes promotions offering between 30-50 Nespresso credit depending on the machine you buy. This can be used to buy capsules, which you might find useful if you get through them at anything like the rate I do!
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I've got the Citiz with the milk heating/whisking think.

It gets used more than I thought it would.
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I prefer the optional fluffer
Cheers chaps, think its time to consult mr john lewis
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F*** me my sides are splitting, thats bordering on racist againt northerners you shandy drinking southern cnuts
Shandy - how dare you!

It depends how you like your coffee. I'm a bit of a purist and don't particularly like the concept of 'bean-to-cup' or capsule delivery systems.

Freshly ground Illy beans through an espresso machine for me
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I'm a bit of a purist and don't particularly like the concept of 'bean-to-cup' D
You don't mind cupping my beans do you?
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You don't mind cupping my beans do you?
I think that 'cupping' is a bit optimistic, don't you think. This implies a sufficent volume to fill my manly hands.
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I think that 'cupping' is a bit optimistic, don't you think. This implies a sufficent volume to fill my manly hands.
No I meant your mouth.
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Best thing I ever bought.

Only downside is you can only order online if you don't have an Espresso store in your town.
They also work out quite pricey, I usually order around 50 a month, which is quite a lot to spend on coffee I guess, before I had it I probably spent no more than 10 every 2 months.

But worth it as it is just so easy and tastes as good as grinding yourself.
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Got myself a Magimix number for 180 from debenhams, tripping on multiple expressos for the last few days! they are ace
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Great choice, did you get the one with that also does latte & cappuccino?

We've had ours for over two years, trouble is everywhere you go and have a coffee you'll be saying 'not as nice as ours is it!'

Expensive though, we currently spend around 80 a month on the capsules.
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Yeah, just looked and I spent 52 on June 11th and another 52 on July 3rd and need to order again, so around 60 a month, and I am the only one that drinks coffee in our house.
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