The Icona conventional pump Espresso Machine is a surprising espresso and cappuccino maker that lets you grind your beans manually for that perfect coffee precisely the way you want it, or use E.S.E pods for that quick coffee on the go.
The Icona espresso machine is a should for any budding Barista. The 2-in-one skilled filter holder holds both floor espresso or Straightforward Serve Espresso (ESE) pods, and the chrome steel handbook milk frothing arm, with variable steam emission, mixes steam, air and milk to provide a wealthy creamy froth for an amazing cappuccino.
Load the portafilter with freshly ground coffee or, for less grunt work, pop an ESE pod inside. Either option will result in an exceptional espresso with a smooth crema. Using grounds allows you to hone your barista skills, while the pod option means less clean-up.
It includes a built-in tamper and an included crema machine, for the right crema, whereas the separate espresso and steam boiler ensures quicker use and optimum temperature management. The manual milk frother will allow you to achieve the perfect microfoam, and you can submerge the wand for longer to get a hotter coffee.
A transparent removable water tank means you’ll always know when it’s time for a refill, and it lifts out from the rear of the machine with ease.
The unit is constructed to accommodate two full-sized cappuccino cups or two espresso cups.
The cup warming plate on top of the machine will keep your serving glasses warm to ensure heat retention of your espresso and steamed milk. This space is also handy for general cup storage, so you don’t have to frantically search your cupboards for your special coffee glasses when you have guests over.
Available in a range of colours with a high-gloss finish, the Icona manual expresso machine is a member of the kitchen home equipment range by De’Longhi, an identical kettle and toaster are available to complete your kitchen appliance collection.