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What temperature to froth hemp milk to?

I would follow the same guidelines as cow milk when using any alternative milk. For one you really just can't taste a liquid that is scalding hot, so you might as well not go so toasty. Other than ...
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Is it easier to froth full-fat milk?

The short answer is yes. The absence of the milk fats means that the foam will not "coagulate" as easily. The proteins chains in milk are polar: one end of the chain is hydrophilic (...
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Is it easier to froth full-fat milk?

From experience it seems slightly easier and is less runny. The difference for me is pretty negligible with semi-skimmed vs. whole milk. Skimmed on the other hand always ends up quite watery for me, ...
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Delonghi Dedica rubber wand is propelled into milk pitcher

I think the panarello is keeping the inner rubber tube in place, so it's normal for the tube to pop off under pressure. You can hold the tube in place by using a cable tie as can be seen in this video:...
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What kind of Foam goes best with types of coffee?

It's just a matter of tradition, style and skill. Traditionally the thick, hard foam with bigger bubbles is used in Italy for Cappuccini. Same goes for espresso macchiato. Sometimes the milk foam is ...
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Difference between steam wand and aeroccino frother

Another difference is that the Aerocinno tends to produce firmer and longer-lasting froth compared to a wand. It's designed to provide a one-size-fits-all solution for consumers accustomed to ...
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Inconsistent milk consistency from frother

The short answer here is that that device is not up to the job. Consider how microfoam is typically achieved in coffee shops compared to this device. Espresso shops use steam for a reason. Steam is a ...
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How to froth milk for latte art with a delonghi magnifica

TL;DR; Remove the outer panarello leaving just the inner steam tip. Turn the jug at a 45 degree angle and try to get the milk to spin round in a vortex. Detail: The panarello brings in extra air to ...
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Does breaching a stovetop milk steamer's double wall destroy it?

The double wall on this steamer is not there for insulation. That idea doesn't add up. An exterior wall will heat up before an interior wall if heated on a stovetop and would inhibit transfer of heat ...
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Delonghi Dedica rubber wand is propelled into milk pitcher

The same question with answers is here: Pannarello wand on Delonghi Dedica EC685 for latte art The possible solution is to enlarge a bit output hole on the rubber wand.
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Delonghi Dedica rubber wand is propelled into milk pitcher

Open the steam valve after it's heated up to release the built-up pressure. Then use it for steaming to avoid the rubber tip from shooting off due to high sudden pressures.
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Difference between steam wand and aeroccino frother

Ok - not having used one of these tabletop frothers, I don't really know how hot they actually get. But I suspect that the difference is down to the steam wand heating the milk more than your frother. ...
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