Machines that Will Help You Brew the Perfect Cup of Coffee at Home
Brewing the perfect cup of coffee is precision work. Adjusting for aroma, intensity, flavour and even creaminess, are all essential steps in making that great cup of java. Of course, with new innovations, brands like Miele, Siemens and Fisher Paykel have all built machines that can produce near-perfect cups of espressos, cappuccinos and even macchiatos, all at home. They allow us to play the barista and experiment in our kitchens until we create our own brews.
Here's a look at some of the best built-in coffee machines for the home that are available in India right now.
Fisher Paykel: With brushed steel handles and a matching chrome trim, the Fisher Paykel Coffee Maker comes with five coffee strength levels and cup sizes. Additional features include temperature control, 15-bar pressure at the touch of a button and a self-cleaning function. The for the Fisher Paykel Coffee Maker machine allows caffeine fans to make an entire range of coffees, including the Americano, Hammerhead, Cafe au Lait, Latte, Cafe Breva and even a Macchiato.
Price: Rs 1.65 lakh
Miele: Designed to fit into a modern kitchen, the Miele coffee bean machine (model CVA 5060) comes with touch controls and an easy-to-follow text display that guides a user in making a cup of coffee. The machine grinds with fresh beans for each cup made; and can store nine customisable user profiles - that means a family can add their names against their favourite type of coffee. The machine is best equipped to make a cup of espresso, coffee, cappuccino, latte macchiato, hot milk, milk froth or hot water.
Price: Rs 2,59,990
Siemens at Nolte Kitchens: The stainless steel coffee machine (model TK76K573) from Siemens comes with an innovative sensoFlow heating system that reduces heating-up time and gives the fastest first cup. The machine, which can be integrated into Nolte's hi-tech kitchens, also has height-adjustable coffee and milk nozzle and comes with a one touch function for a cup of latte macchiato, cappuccino and milk coffee. This coffee machine also has a personalised 'My Coffee' function.
Price: Rs 1,40,000