DeLonghi EC685M Dedica Delux Review
The health benefits of coffee are well established. Finding high quality espresso coffee that lives up to the scientifically proven health benefits is not always guaranteed. This is why maintaining full control of the coffee making process in your own home will ensure quality and make preparing your morning cup of espresso a happy ritual. For those looking for a budget friendly entry to home espresso brewing or simply lack the desire to learn the advanced functionality of expensive and complex espresso machines – enter the DeLonghi EC685M Dedica Delux.
In a landscape awash with every kind of espresso machine imaginable; from simple and budget friendly to professional machines designed for the dedicated barista, the EC685M from DeLonghi is a welcome balance for the home. It will quickly produce a top-quality espresso with minimal hassle. Start with fresh beans and a good manual grinder and your espresso will be second to none or if you are particularly time crunched, use your favorite Easy Serve Espresso (ESE) pods
Minimalist kitchens will appreciate the compact nature of the DeLonghi. With a footprint measuring just 15cm in width, this machine can be stored easily or remain on your countertop unobtrusively. Although designed to appeal to the minimalist home barista, the EC685M is not lacking in functionality. The design is sleek and compact but also features desirable functionality like an adjustable steam frother, a drip tray for taller latte cups, and boasts a rapid heat-up time of 30 seconds.
If your favorite is delicious cappuccinos, the milk frothing arm will produce a rich and creamy froth. Performance is not overlooked with a 15 bar pressure pump to ensure speedy results and a Thermoblock heating system which allows the machine to be ready within just 40 seconds. It is also possible to use the machine as a hot water dispenser when you are in the mood for a herbal tea.
The stainless steel drip tray will manage a tall coffee mug or a small espresso cup and can be removed for easy cleaning. Choose from three interchangeable filters which will suit your ECE pods or ground coffee. This espresso machine is compact enough to be portable if required, and is user-friendly. For a great price you are getting a capable machine built with premium materials and a powerful pressure pump. Quality home espresso has never been more attainable with the DeLonghi EC685 Dedica.