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Is Nespresso 'real' espresso?

Akin to the simultaneous fates of Schrödinger's Cat, answers to your question include no, maybe, and it doesn't matter. I have furthermore been unable to avoid philosophical diversion and hypothetical ...
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Does Nespresso contain sugar?

Coffee is a pure and natural product, consisting only of water and roasted coffee bean extract. Unsweetened black coffee is naturally low in calories ( <1 kcal). No additives are present in our ...
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Getting large volume lattes

Assuming you are not planning to buy a lot more machinery, you can simply use the Nespresso to make espresso - depending on your preferred strength, two to three shots should be what you need for your ...
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Reusable Nespresso pixie capsules

I used empty capsules to fill my own coffee and brew it using a Nespresso machine. I would say the result largely depends on the coffee you use, but not the capsules itself. It takes several tries ...
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What's going on inside a Nespresso capsule?

Well, as you have yourself conclude that they have no difference regarding the amount of coffee (6 g). I just gonna put there an important note that some people miss. Espresso capsules are made to be ...
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What happens if I use a Nespresso capsule with the "wrong" amount of water?

You will either over-extract or under-extract the coffee. Over-extraction occurs when you run too much water through and you will be able to see this as the coffee turns pale and eventually you will ...
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Nespresso Virtuoline long pull vs short pull

I've made a little bit research on the Nespresso FAQ and found the following: VertuoLine - Can I make a Coffee that is larger than 230ml / 7.77 oz.? Specific extraction parameters are set for each ...
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Which nespresso capsule has the most caffeine in it?

So.. I've done a lot of research on caffeine levels or at least reading various books that skirt the topic. Interestingly, the caffeine amount in a particular roast is slightly different than most ...
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Descaling Nespresso with citric acid

My opinion is that you can use citric acid. That's all that I use and I use it with my espresso machines, drip coffer maker, and I have used with Nespresso and Keurig machines. It is food safe. I buy ...
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Does Nespresso contain sugar?

In addition to their company's assertion, I can say that I have cut open and inspected the ground coffee in many nespresso capsules, across many lines. I have looked at the grind before use, and ...
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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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Completely reusable, stainless-steel, zero-waste Nespresso pods any good?

TL;DR: Depends if the coffee style matches the pod design. How a Nespresso machine works: pod put in the machine gets pierced on the upper side hot water is released into the pod pressure rises ...
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Help me determine the strength of my coffee

The Lungo option is a weaker setting and is still meant to be run ONCE. You run the Lungo option and use a coffee cup slightly larger than the Expresso cup. Nespresso is NOT meant to make a regular ...
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Conversion of Krups Nespresso Machine to Ground Coffee?

You could get a reusable nespresso capsule Like this. Its a little bit more effort when you want to make your espresso but it would be the simplest and probably cheapest option for you. But this ...
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Completely reusable, stainless-steel, zero-waste Nespresso pods any good?

Usually i made quite a good experience with some of these reusable capsules even tho they are quite expensive. Nevertheless you save in the long-term and also save a lot of waste(had quite a lot of ...
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Best technique to make latte art with an Aeroccino 3?

Check this out https://youtu.be/X00xSAndJZU I also find that the milk will be separated with the foam quite fast so you need to immediately pour the milk out of the can. Shaking the can also help a ...
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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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Which nespresso capsule has the most caffeine in it?

Strongest Nespresso Capsules: Kazaar - bolder/grittier (Robusta beans) Dharkan - smoother/refined (Arabica beans) Enjoy!
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