La Marzocco espresso course

La Marzocco unveils new online espresso course

Accademia del Caffè Espresso, La Marzocco’s cultural centre that aims to promote coffee culture, is launching a new online course focused on teaching baristas how to extract espresso and to explore topics around espresso brewing. Read More
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A pure start: The Arte of coffee making at home

“The Arte is the perfect starter machine for anyone keen to get into barista coffee-making at home,” enthuses Craig Simon, of Criteria Coffee. “I love the simplicity of this machine. It focuses on quality fundamentals and comes at a reasonable price. It’s light, it’s small, and it makes great coffee.” Craig is referring to De’Longhi’s recently launched La Specialista Arte, a manual machine designed to provide an authentic barista experience for the home user. And according to the multi-award-winning barista champion, the Arte delivers on this perfectly.
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Fantastic Mr Fox 2 latte art by Jibbi Little

Jibbi Little demonstrates how to take a good design up to world competition standard, with her technically improved Fantastic Mr Fox. Competition pushes you to grow as a barista, latte artist, and person. Not only do you need to progress your skills and mindset, you need to develop and refine your designs. Read More

Kangaroo latte art by Jibbi Little

Jibbi Little pulls a kangaroo design out of her pouch that will put a skip in your step and kick into your coffee. Australia is full of unique and interesting animals that are unlike anything else in the world.
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camel latte art jibbi little

Camel latte art by Jibbi Little

Jibbi Little shares a latte art design as tricky as getting a camel through the eye of a needle.
Like how camels keep emergency supplies in the humps on their backs, I’m glad I had this latte art pattern up my sleeve. My tenure as the current Australian Latte Art Champion has received a temporary extension, giving me the opportunity to share another fun design.
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