Dolce Gusto – Nespresso adapter

The size difference between Dolce Gusto and Nespresso pods

It might seem silly that someone with a Dolce Gusto coffee maker would want to use Nespresso pods, or someone with a Nespresso coffee maker might consider using Dolce Gusto pods. Both coffee pod systems belong to the same corporate group (Nestlé) but make pods with totally different flavors. Nespresso specializes in espressos, while Dolce …

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4 Reasons to stop buying coffee pods

400 coffee pods

For years, pod coffee makers were a perfect choice due to their convenience and speed. However, as a conscious consumer and coffee lover, I have discovered that this method is no longer the best option. My decision to stop using coffee pod machines and switch to specialty coffee beans through a subscription has been driven …

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Can compatible pods damage the coffee machine?

In theory, the use of compatible pods should not affect the operation of the coffee machine. However, in practice, it happens all too often that, when inserting a compatible pod, excessive force is required to close the pod holder or injector group, depending on the make and model of the coffee maker. On many occasions, …

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What are ESE coffee pads?

Easy Serving Espresso (ESE)

Coffee is a very popular beverage worldwide, and for many of us, it is indispensable to start the day with energy. However, preparing coffee with an espresso machine can be complicated and tedious, especially if we do it several times a day. ESE (Easy Serving Espresso) pods are small pads of ground and pressed coffee …

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How to use coffee pods without a machine

Use of the cloth filter for the extraction of coffee by immersion

Why would anyone want to prepare coffee with coffee pods without a machine? Although some people have told me this proposal is crazy, many others have thanked me for the ideas I propose to take advantage of coffee pods without a machine. The main reasons for making coffee pods without a coffee machine are as …

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Lavazza compatible pods: Are they worth it?

Lavazza Compatible Pods

Lavazza is an Italian brand with great popularity among European consumers; in any European country, we have a significant variety in all its products, both in coffee machines and in its original and compatible pods. However, it is more difficult to find these Lavazza-compatible coffee capsules outside of Europe. Original Lavazza pods are known for …

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Compatible Tassimo pods, is there an alternative?

I already mentioned in another article that many people are looking for alternatives to the original Dolce Gusto pods for different reasons, among which is to increase the quality of the coffee. However, the quality of Tassimo pods is really good, with options for all tastes, from espresso, cappuccino, latte, chocolate, etc. pods. So, if …

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Dolce Gusto compatible pods: Are they worth it?

Dolce Gusto compatible pods vs original

The majority of users who want to buy Dolce Gusto compatible pods instead of the original ones is due to one of these factors: If you want to save money on coffee, increase the quality and expand the variety available, you should change your preparation method and not look for compatible coffee pods. You should …

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Do coffee pods expire?

Do coffee capsules expire?

If you have expired coffee pods at home and do not know what to do with them, I can tell you that you do not have to throw them directly into the trash. However, it is important that before using them, you check a few things to make sure that their flavor and aroma have …

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What are the symbols of Dolce Gusto pods?

Coffee pod makers enjoy great popularity today thanks to their efficiency, the high quality of the coffee they prepare, and the simplicity with which they work. In many cases, as with Dolce Gusto coffee makers, we have piping hot coffee in seconds with the push of a single button. And although Dolce Gusto coffee makers …

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