The Setup!


As some of you may know, one the main purposes of our mobile coffee shop is to show you how to have coffee shop quality coffee at your home. 

This particular post is to give you links to the different tools we use to make our coffee out of the Fiat. 

As always feel free to reach out to us with any questions! 

The Machines:

Breville Barista Express

They are now a lot less expensive than before. This machine has essentially everything you need. The grinder is consistent and quiet, pulls a great shot with the right formula, and an adequate steamer. 

 Breville BES870XL Barista Express Espresso Machine, Large, Stainless Steel

Breville Bambino Plus

One of the latest releases from Breville. This machine takes up a lot less room but does not sacrifice power. The steamer is excellent, and is automatic. However, getting the right formula for your shots takes a little longer than it does with the Barista Express. It seems to require more grounds and more tamping. 

Also, the portafilter seems to lack essence. The positive side is that you can use the same portafilter that is used by the Barista Express. 

Overall this is a great machine for the price. 

Breville BES500BSS Bambino Plus Espresso Machine, Brushed Stainless Steel 

 54mm Portafilter Basket

The Bambino only comes with a double wall basket. This will cause you to inevitably have bitter pulls due to the pressure. Though they are apparently sold out of the single wall basket, this replacement should help. 

54mm Filter Basket Stainless Steel Portafilter Basket Espresso Handle Basket Compatible with Breville Portafilter BES870XL,BES860XL,BES840XL,Double Cup Coffee Filter Basket Replacement 

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