by clicking the arrows at the side of the page, or by using the toolbar.
by clicking anywhere on the page.
by dragging the page around when zoomed in.
by clicking anywhere on the page when zoomed in.
web sites or send emails by clicking on hyperlinks.
Email this page to a friend
Search this issue
Index - jump to page or section
Archive - view past issues
If you can't see the tool bar please press F11
Home Living : November 6th 2012
COFFEE MAKERS DON'T FORGET YOUR RESEARCH HAVING a coffee maker or ma- chine at home is all the rage. But if you're looking to buy, you're like- ly to be overwhelmed with vast choices available. So it pays to do the basics before shopping. Think how much coffee you make at home and how big the family is. For small families, a simple manual machine will do. Work out a budget. Coffee ma- chines can cost anywhere between a few hundred dollars to thou- sands. Features you need. Read through many product details be- fore you make this decision, be- cause there is so much available in market today. Check models. Look around and buy something that will give years of enjoyment. PRODUCTS DAILY GRIND A PLEASURE HOME COFFEE MACHINE ERA Janita Singh Coffee making machinery could be coming to a kitchen near you. Above: Smeg's Classic/Linear and right: DeLonghi's PrimaDonna BEANS COUNT To make specialities such as espresso, Breville's Phil McKnight advises using freshly roasted beans and grinding them just before brewing. I suggest buying the best conical burr grinder you can afford, preferably with dose control,'' he says. AUSTRALIANS have had a long love affair with coffee. And although our cafe culture is booming, experts say we still prefer a home brew (although many of us are a far cry from instant coffee). Having a coffee machine at home is becoming increasingly common --- and making a cup of coffee can be about making a stylish statement. Now, in the comfort of our kitchen, we can get latte, espresso, macchiato, piccolo or mocha. Italian domestic appliance manufacturer Smeg says people are serious about investing in a good quality coffee machine. Smeg says coffee machine sales are booming --- and that the choices are endless. Automatic and manual coffee machines plus pods and capsule technology are all the rage now. Smeg's Classic and Linear built- in coffee machines are hot sellers. Both are fully automatic so the strength, temperature and length of coffee can be easily regulated. The company says temperature is a vital factor in making the perfect cup of coffee, with a com- mon complaint of domestic coffee lovers being that the coffee is not hot enough or the cream is not rich enough. The new DeLonghi PrimaDonna S De Luxe automatic coffee ma- chine range is slimline and stylish. DeLonghi chief executive Paolo Albertoni says Australian coffee lovers want Italian machines. ''The ultimate Italian coffee ex- perience can be re-created with family,'' he says. ''Tall, short, mild, extra strong, one or two cups --- creating the exact blend is as simple as pressing a button.'' • 2 x Mirror doors • Wall to wall up to 2.4m wide • 1 x Single Hanging space • 1 x Draw unit (4 draws) + 3 shelving •1xShoerack • 1 x Double hanging space • 3 x mirror doors •Walltowallupto 3.6m wide Bankstown 9786 0395e Surcharge applies to Campbelltown area Wally's Wardrobe World 2173633i hlc wk49 up to 2.4m wide up to 3.6m wide 2.4m high 2.4m high $570 inc GST $870 inc GST Phone: 1300 800 118 Email: email@example.com www.woodnation.com.au 2161248 6/11 Plantation Shutters * Venetian Blinds * Roller Blinds Factory Direct Prices Compare & Save FREE Measure & Quote for Plantation Shutters Buy Blinds online today from our secure website Australia wide delivery for blinds Save up to 30% Metropolitan Built-in Wardrobes Pty Ltd FREE MEASURE & QUOTE SHOWROOM OPEN 6 DAYS Mon- Fri 8.00am - 4.00pm Sat 8.00am - 12.30pm T: 9763 5899, F: 9763 5877 www.metropolitanwardrobes.com.au Unit 6, 1-15 Wentworth Rd Nth, Homebush (off Bellona Ave) 15 YEARS GUARANTEED 2141582i hln wk39 Lic. 137155c #ONTACT 4IFFANY $AVID 4EL &AX 3HOWROOM AT .O 7ELLINGTON 2OAD 3OUTH 'RANVILLE .37 %-!), SALES SOLARISLAND COM AU 7EB WWW SOLARISLAND COM AU ALL costs covered include installation, meter grid connection & GST CUT YOUR INCREASED ELECTRICITY BILL RIGHT NOW! High efficiency panels with 25 years warranty FULLY INSTALLED BY CEC ACCREDITED ELECTRICIANS WHOLE SYSTEM Priced from $1590 2kW $1990 3kW $3990 4kW $4990 Showroom & Factory: Fax: 77 Larra St, Yennora 9632 1399 Specialising in Shopfront & Domestic Roller Shutters SAVE $$$ - FACTORY DIRECT PRICES Master Lic:408646770 Roller Shutters Shopfront Shutters Stainless Steel Doors Automatic Garage Doors FREE MEASURE & QUOTES Call 9632 1111 www.burwoodshutters.com.au 5% OFF YOUR LOWEST GENUINE PRICE Window Shutters Safety Doors Window Grilles Automatic Gates 2061737i hlw wk15
October 30th 2012
November 13th 2012