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#1 Tyrantasaurus

Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:51 PM

I know it's a long shot but I was hoping someone on here might own a Delonghhi Nespresso Lattissima Plus coffee machine?

I have been looking at all the pod coffee machines and I love love love the look of this one. I like the nespresso pods, but really wanted more than the separate milk warmer / frother.

So my question is this . I have read that you can store the milk canister in the fridge, just pulling it out when you need it. When you make a cuppa -say a latte, does it heat the whole milk container up? Or does it extract the amount of milk needed, and heat it elsewhere? The reason I ask is that I would imagine that if it heats the whole container of milk up, you can't just put the left over milk back in the fridge.

Do you find you waste a lot of milk, or did it not take you long to figure out quantities?

I hope that has all made sense?

#2 Dionysus

Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:53 PM

it doesn't heat up the whole container, just sucks up the milk needed and heats it that way.

we keep the milk in the fridge for a couple of days, but we make sure we use it up and clean the container properly every 3 days

#3 purplekitty

Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:56 PM

It doesn't heat the milk in the container,  it heats it going into the cup.
We wash the container at the end of the day.You do get good a judging how much you need each day.

#4 Tyrantasaurus

Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:59 PM

Wow, that's just what I wanted to hear!

I am sold on it........ Now just to convince DH.......

I have found it on Harvey Norman online for $374 after cash back, which seems a good deal?

#5 *LucyE*

Posted 26 November 2012 - 11:01 PM

It also has a clean function to clean out the nozzle bit so you don't get scungy dried on milk when you next go to make a coffee too.

#6 EmmyLou86

Posted 26 November 2012 - 11:11 PM

I love my Lattissima! We store the milk in it for a day or two and then clean it thoroughly.

If you do eventually get a lattissima, make sure you set it to soft water. If it isn't set to soft water, it will tell you to descale the machine earlier than needed. That's what a lady working at a Nespresso boutique told us.

Our machine needs a descale and we need to get some stuff to clean the milk frother part. It's starting to get a smell.

Good luck I hope you can convince your DH into getting one!

ETA: Yeah that is a pretty good price. We paid around $526 full price for ours only 6 months ago.

Edited by EmmyLou86, 26 November 2012 - 11:15 PM.


#7 duckasorus

Posted 26 November 2012 - 11:23 PM

Sorry kinda of topic...

I have a delonghi dolce gusto is it compatable with nespresso caps?

#8 Moffetta

Posted 27 November 2012 - 06:15 AM

Nope not compatable. The dolce gusto are way bigger.




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