Europiccola, designed in and Professional, in , are a sort of mirror of a part of the Italiandesign history. A combination of style, quality and reliability. Models Europiccola and Professional represent the best expression in terms of technology and valuable materials. Pure-gold-plated, they are a precious piece. La Pavoni’s Europiccola EPC-8 Manual Espresso Machine is a classic device that produces up to 8 consecutive high-quality espresso shots at a time.

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By forcing steam through the grouphead to the shower screen it not only overheated the espresso grind in the portafilter; it put undo stress and heat on the grouphead gaskets, boiler gasket, sight glass seals, and to much air from boiling the water continuously burner out the heating element itself. The espresso itself is actually creamy and the crema ooohhh Singles can be an amazing shot though, especially when they are pulled with a single origin. I then put the portafilter into the grouphead and turn it just enough to know that it catches, but do not tighten it down yet.

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Domestic LineLever MachinesProfessional. There are however some coffees that I drink mainly as single origins. The lever is then lowered, causing the piston to force the water through the coffee into the cup.

I then take off the portafilter dry the shower screen, and filter basket and then load a filled basket into the portafilter. Aside from the volume issues with the single shots though, it seems that many people don’t use the baskets because singles take a different skill set than a double.


The only thing I can think of is that they must have thought that these units use the pressure and steam from the boiler to make espresso. On successive pulls you will get two or perhaps three great shots before the grouphead begins to get too hot for good espresso. When it starts to ‘sneeze’ stop and allow it to de-pressurize. Doing so will get you much closer to an actual full single shot, at near 1 ounce.

Each way will produce a slightly different flavor profile from the beans. The spring is set so that it allows pressure in the boiler to be let off once the unit is up to the appropriate temperature.

I collect them, I use them and I thoroughly enjoy all different types of machines You may furopiccola like… Add to cart.

La Pavoni Europiccola EPBB-8 Instruction Manual

It has a new stainless steel heating element and gasket, a replaceable fuse Radio Shack to protect it from overheating, boiler to grouphead gasket, sight glass seals, spring for the pressure relief valve, and portafilter gasket. Often times my single origin espressos are used more for testing a bean to use in an espresso blend. They are designed to never overheat or build up too much pressure.

I can tell you one thing it did So that is the history of this machine as far as I can determine. Related products Select options. You may also like… Add to cart. More often than not though I do two Fellini’s and two full pulls. If you go oavoni their website you will see you have many choices.


La Pavoni Europiccola instructions for newbies

By now you may realize that I love espresso machines and I love espresso. So since you already have a bottomless portafilter you can use them. If you want to know more please visit Cookie Policy.

In the pictures I took to sell this unit I used the double basket sold by La Pavoni and it can make great espresso with practice.

Perhaps it will be of some use here also Once the machine is up to temperature it will be hissing europiccila sputtering a bit that is perfectly normal. I use both the single and the double for single-origins. Thoughts on pressure profiling. La Pavoni lever machine owners International users group.

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This machine is largely constructed of cast brass and is built to last. I guess its a matter of taste. You will have much more success with them in making espresso because they hold more grind. Allot of variables depend on you ‘the home barista’.

Try the stroke down from there again. Thoughts on pressure profiling. In other words these people really messed up.