Archive for the ‘Coffee Machines & Accessories’ Category

8 handy Appliances under $100 that make for great housewarming gifts

December 11th, 2015 by

Have you just been invited to a friend's housewarming party and would rather not be the typical party guest that shows up to the door with a $15 bottle of wine (that they may or may not even like) you just quickly picked up on the way? Now, I’m not dissing $15 wines because there is definitely some good-tasting wine for $20 and under, but perhaps you ... Read more

Avoid cold coffee with one simple tip

October 16th, 2015 by

If you’re a coffee drinker, you’ll know that there’s nothing quite as frustrating as a lukewarm cuppa. Whether you’re ordering a latte at the café, or brewing your own a home, you’ll want to get the temperature just right to really enjoy your drink. source: Damianosullivan on Wikimedia Commons To avoid the horror of a lukewarm flat white, all too many of us have ordered an “extra hot” ... Read more

All things coffee!

September 14th, 2015 by

Here at Appliances Online, we understand how much ‘coffee love’ is here in Australia, so we have made sure that our coffee-loving customers are kept happy with a wide range of coffee machines. From automatic coffee machines... [caption id="attachment_33493" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Jura 13748 IMPRESSA Z9 Coffee Machine[/caption] manual ones. [caption id="attachment_33498" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Sunbeam Espresso Machine & Grinder PU6910[/caption] There is also a wide range of Nespresso coffee machines... [caption ... Read more

How to make Cold Brew Coffee

August 4th, 2015 by

Cold brew coffee is one of those things that people like to tell you they knew about before it was cool. Geddit? Cool? Forget it... source: Dennis Tang on Flickr I wasn’t one of those people – when I first heard about cold brew coffee a few months ago, its street cred had already been well-established. Now that cold brew has become available from behind the counters of international ... Read more

Our top 5 kitchen appliance picks that every student who has moved out of home needs

July 16th, 2015 by

When we’re in our late teens or early twenties, the tough years of university are upon us, and it’s time to move out of the nest. The last thing on our mind is stocking up on the right kitchen appliances, because as we all know, these are normally the years of 2-minute noodles and loaves of bread. [caption id="attachment_32877" align="aligncenter" width="266"] Image courtesy of hyena reality at[/caption] BUT ... Read more

Jura ENA Micro 1 Coffee Machine review: consistent quality and effortless convenience

May 7th, 2015 by

While I wouldn’t say that I’m addicted to coffee, I'll admit that I’ve developed a bit of a habit over the years. While once I just needed a couple of spoonfuls of Instant to get me going in the morning, these days it takes a shot or two of espresso to properly kickstart my brain. source: Wikipedia Unfortunately, preparing well-made espresso coffee not only requires special equipment, but ... Read more

Espresso… in space!

June 19th, 2014 by

There’s a new Italian coffee machine which makes espresso that's literally “out of this world”.  And we’re not kidding – the machine has been developed specifically for the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS)! image source: Huffington Post Commissioned by the Italian Space agency (Agenzia Spaziale Italiana), the coffee machine known as the ISSpresso (groan) was designed in a collaboration between the aerospace engineers at Argotec and ... Read more

Share a recipe for Mum to win a Saeco Moltio Coffee Machine!

April 28th, 2014 by

Still looking for a Mother’s Day gift?  If nothing in our Buying Guide quite fits, you may want to think about at least meeting up with Mum for a nice chat and a cup of coffee.  Say, there's an idea... If you're looking for a better way to enjoy coffee at home, or to help you Mum enjoy her caffiene fix, you can win a Saeco Moltio ... Read more

DéLonghi vintage kettles & toasters now available + WIN a Vespa!

May 2nd, 2013 by

Appliances Online is proud to introduce the DéLonghi Icona vintage kettle and toaster range to our collection of beautiful vintage appliances. DéLonghi is an Italian company with a commitment to creating appliances as stylish as they are functional. The Icona range – pictured here in cream and mahogany (i.e. the Dolcevita collection), is unique and timeless. The chrome trim provides a sense of sophistication and elegance, while ... Read more

Back to school checklist for mums and dads

January 21st, 2013 by

The countdown is on in many households around the country - after what has felt like an eternity, there is just one more week until kids go back to school. But while you may be frantically running around to buy school shoes and labelling the contents of those new pencil cases, there's one list of must-haves that is often overlooked - what mum and dad may need ... Read more

Dyson among Australia’s most trusted brands

December 17th, 2012 by

What do a bagless vacuum cleaner company, an Italian brand which has made a name for itself through automatic coffee machines and an Australian appliance icon have in common? They've all been voted among the best brands in Australia by consumer review website According to more than 65,000 reviews posted this year on the website, Dyson was ranked as the third most trusted brand in Australia, followed ... Read more

What does your coffee say about you?

November 2nd, 2012 by

Long black, cappuccino, decaf soy latte … it seems as though there everyone has their favourite cafe and preferred brew. But what does the type of coffee you choose say about you? And do you judge others on their choice? The Appliances Online team consider themselves to be excellent judges of character, so we're here to let you know what message you're portraying by drinking the coffee you ... Read more

You can’t fool me! Real celebrities and their appliances

August 24th, 2012 by

New York resident Brett Cohen has fooled Times Square visitors into thinking he was a famous celebrity as part of a one-night only social experiment - and the video has gone viral. The 21-year-old university student filmed his experience, which consisted of donning a Hollywood tan and expensive clothes, and taking to the streets accompanied by two bodyguards and a number of planted faux paparazzi. Convincing the crowd ... Read more

Don’t think Dads and appliances mix? Think again!

August 17th, 2012 by

With Father's Day fast-approaching, the temptation to buy Dad a typical gift of ties, socks or gift voucher will be running high. While the celebratory day for our Mums might automatically make you think of giving her a new appliance, is there anything stopping you from making a similar purchase for Dad? With that in mind, here are our top three reasons to buy Dad an appliance this ... Read more

8 Awesome Appliances For Idiots (like us)

July 26th, 2012 by

This is a blog for idiots. You know who you are. Let me explain, I know. Because I’m one of you!  You may be particularly brilliant at a particular area of your life (ours is constructing forts from empty cereal packets), but in terms of general household maintenance ... completely hopeless. Don't worry. I get you. We’re the people who forget to turn off appliances. Barely ... Read more