The easiest way to brew a fresh single cup of espresso is to use a modern system that uses pre-packaged freshness sealed single portion doses and a machine designed for dispensing single servings. There are several systems available today that serve a range of purposes:
E.S.E. Pods (Easy Serve Espresso) for use with a semi-automatic espresso machine.
T-Discs for the Bosch Tassimo single-serve machine.
Lavazza Aroma Point & Filicori Zecchini cartridges for the Lavazza Aroma Point brewing system.
Lavazza Blue capsules for the Lavazza Blue espresso machines.
Illy iperEspresso capsules for the Francis Francis X7 iperEspresso, and Gaggia For Illy machines.
Nescafé Dolce Gusto capsules for use with Dolce Gusto single-serve machines.
Illy MonoarabicaTM Brazil – Cerrado Mineiro single-origin coffee is an intense and full bodied medium roast coffee, with notes of chocolate.
Located in Brazil’s lush state of Minas Gerais, the Cerrado Mineiro plateau is a tropical savanna known for its rich and important bio-diversity. It has an enchanting landscape with weather characterized by well defined wet and dry seasons ideal for the cultivation of the finest coffee in the world.
Illy MonoarabicaTM Ethiopia - YirgacheffeTM single-origin coffee is a delicate medium bodied, medium roast coffee with floral and fruit notes.
Located deep in the verdant forests of central Ethiopia, the region of YirgacheffeTM is often referred to as the birthplace of coffee. Here coffee is shade-grown in rich soil, handpicked by artisan producers in small plantations or home gardens. The result is one of the finest coffees in the world.
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Illy MonoarabicaTM Guatemala – Huehuetenango single-origin coffee is a complex medium bodied, medium roast coffee with notes of chocolate, caramel and honey.
Rising high above sea level, the pristine mountains of Huehuetenango in Guatemala are as remote as they are beautiful. Here warm winds from Mexico neutralize the cold of the 6,500-foot altitude, providing perfect growing conditions in the shade of the Maya forest—producing one of the world’s finest...
MonoDose Espresso Pods from Illy are ideal for anyone looking for a great cup of espresso without the mess. Pre-measured and perfectly tamped with Illy’s famous blend of espresso, each pod is E.S.E. (Easy Serving Espresso) compatible for use with almost any pod-ready semi-automatic espresso machine. Illy MonoDose Pods contain 6.9 grams of finely ground espresso, preserved and sealed between two layers of filter paper and are individually packaged for freshness. Illy uses only the...
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My job allows me to play around with some pretty cool stuff, but today I had the opportunity to test out something awesome. If you haven’t already heard of the ROK espresso maker, let me tell you a little bit about it. It's a manual espresso machine from Presso, Ltd. and it’s making waves at the London Coffee Festival. Needless to say, I was stoked. So, I grabbed some coffee, our hot water kettle, and a few volunteers, and we went to town.
There’s really a lot to like about this machine, but one of the first things that struck...
From now until June 17, 2013, Nespresso is running a promotion offering $50 of credit for their Nespresso Club program when you purchase a machine of $199 or more. You can find a link to Nespresso’s promotion page on any of the eligible machines we carry; alternatively you can follow this link here to register your machine with Nespresso. If you’re not already a member of Nespresso’s club program, you’ll have to register with them. After you click “CONTINUE” the next page will be where you enter the serial number of your new machine, upload your receipt, and select where you purchased the...
It's always exciting when we get new products, but it’s even more exciting when I can use them for recipes! So, I was obviously delighted when I discovered that we had not one, but three new varieties of Monin syrups that we would be adding to our repertoire of flavors: Cinnamon Bun, Banana Nut Bread, and Cupcake. And of course, there’s really no better way to showcase one of these new flavors than by putting it in a drink! I give you the Cinnamon Bun Latte.
1 oz. Monin Cinnamon Bun Syrup
Double Shot Espresso
6 oz. Steamed Milk