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    Default Do you have a coffee machine?

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    We have a Breville. Use it all the time, it's an investment. I wouldn't buy a pod machine, I always worry if they go out of business and then you can't buy the pods what then... I also like to buy, blend and brew my own coffees.. It's important to have control over your blends
    Same here. Plus if you have a grinder you know the ground coffee is fresh because you did it yourself. I'm not so sure the pods would be fresh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood View Post
    Same here. Plus if you have a grinder you know the ground coffee is fresh because you did it yourself. I'm not so sure the pods would be fresh?
    Right on. Freshly ground is the way coffee should be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyla View Post
    We have a Breville. Use it all the time, it's an investment. I wouldn't buy a pod machine, I always worry if they go out of business and then you can't buy the pods what then... I also like to buy, blend and brew my own coffees.. It's important to have control over your blends
    Refillable pods + fair trade coffee = happy greenhorn

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    You can get those reusable takeaway cups, is that what you mean? I reckon I should get one, for the morning kinder/school run!
    Yup that's what I mean :-) DH has one and I have one, it's so nice to have coffee when you're on the go in the morning!

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    We have a Sunbeam Bellisimo which is fully automatic. I use it twice a day and on the weekend DH and I use it quite a bit. We love it!

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    Refillable pods + fair trade coffee = happy greenhorn
    Which pods do you use? We have some Mr Pod (I think) and they are not very good

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    Default Re: Do you have a coffee machine?

    Yes we have a nespresso and dp and I have 1 every morning, I put dp's in a takeaway cup so he has it on the way to work, save $ and time not stopping every morning.

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    We upgraded from a little Breville to a fancier Sunbeam and have loved both. We do cheat & buy our coffee pre-ground, but we haven't had instant coffee in our house for years.
    Go the machine - you'll never look back!

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    Quote Originally Posted by happygrl View Post
    Which pods do you use? We have some Mr Pod (I think) and they are not very good
    I use eBay ones. The seller is astra.ttoau.stralia. (remove '.') I have used them at least 20 times each so far & they're going great!

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    We had an automatic machine until we recently upgraded to an italian manual machine where you control the amount of coffee (we have a burr grinder) and manually froth the milk. I loooooove it. I didn't like the automatic machine as I like my coffee strong and it was never strong enough for me.

    I found when we lived in melbourne we didn't use our coffee machine as much as I loved the social interaction which came with going to our local cafe for a take away coffee which was beautiful and cheap. Since moving to Perth we've absolutely given this machine a hiding. We can't get great coffee near us and it costs an absolute fortune for really bad coffee.

    So yes if you think you'd prefer to make a coffee at home then it's definitely worth it.


 

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