I’m a Mum and that means I drink a LOT of coffee. Gone are the days when the only coffee I would see would be in the form of the delicious coffee and walnut cake my Mum would make and I have now swapped nights out in cocktail bars to days in running around after busy small people and frequenting local coffee shops!
But my habit was starting to hurt my bank balance and I was finding that increasingly, I would only take my kids to places where I knew the coffee was good. It was time to find a way to produce amazing “cafe” standard coffee in my own home. So, when TASSIMO contacted me asking if I would like to try out their new TASSIMO My Way brewer I jumped at the chance.
When we received the TASSIMO, they had also kindly sent us a selection of drinks with it, including Costa Americano, Milka Hot Chocolate, Kenco American Smooth, L’OR Latte Macchiato Caramel (my personal favourite!) and Costa Cappuccino. TASSIMO have partnered with some amazing coffee and hot chocolate brands to ensure you get the perfect cup every time.
The TASSIMO My Way itself is very sleek and stylish looking. We received the black version and it looks fabulous in our kitchen (it also comes in white and red). It has a digital interface where you can choose how strong/hot/big you want your coffee and has programmable pre-sets so you don’t have to enter this information every time. It also has a removable shelf so it can cater for large mugs or small espresso cups.
The setup is easy, just fill the water tank (which can hold 1.3 litres of water), plug it in and put it through a cleaning cycle a few times. Simples! You’re ready to go. You then select a drink and place the T disc into the top of the brewer and choose your settings. Each disc has a bar code and the TASSIMO reads this with its Intellilbrew system, so it knows how to deliver your perfect coffee. If only Mr B was so easily programmable!
I used to be embarrassed when inviting other “Mummy” friends over for a play date as my Supermarket brand coffee just didn’t live up to expectations! In fact, I’d often suggest going to soft play centres where the coffee would often turn up in polystyrene cups and be so hot, it would burn your mouth so you couldn’t actually taste how bad it was. This weekend, I invited a few friends over and I happily asked them all what type of coffee they wanted, I was finally the hostess I’ve always wanted to be. The TASSIMO easily produced several perfect cups – the no fuss Costa Americano, the Milka Hot Chocolate for the chocoholic and the L’OR latte Macchiato Caramel for the Mum who had been up since 4.30am with her kids! When I sat down and joined them, they all admitted they were just here for the coffee. Jokes! (at least I hope they were joking….)
Thank you TASSIMO My Way, you certainly are one of the best new additions to our kitchen. Now, do you make kids meal brewers?