Don’t underestimate how important a clean machine is.  Carefully clean EVERYTHING that comes into contact with the coffee.  Old coffee oils will make your espresso taste terrible regardless of how well you’ve managed all the other factors.  ‘Nuff said!


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Elyas August 15, 2013 at 19:46

I just bought a La Pavoni 8 cup ESC-8. The base of the machine gets very hot. Is this normal?

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