We are going to look at few different Bosch Tassimo machines here. The very popular Tassimo My Way, the larger Tassimo Joy 2 and two smaller, more compact machines the Vivy 2 and the bright and trendy Happy.
These machines are all automatic, easy to use and clean and feature the patented barcode technology to identify your selection and adjust brewing temperature, time and amount of water making the perfect cup every time.
Tassimo have some of the best variety pods readily available from well known brands such as Kenco, Carte Noir, Costa, L’OR as well as Cadbury’s hot chocolate (perfect bedtime drink for the kids) and a range of Twinning’s teas.
Another feature on the Tassimo machines is the auto cleaning programme that cleans and descales your machine. You will receive a service disc with a new machine and a service light lets you know when it time to descale. You can buy descaling tablet from Amazon, starting from £5.99
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With so much choice on the market for coffee pod machines these days it can make it difficult to decide which machine best suits you. Bosch have always provided affordable, easy to use machines with the Tassimo range and with this brand now machine they did not disappoint. you can the same high quality, stylish machine but unlike the previous Tassimo models with the Tassimo My Way coffee machine you can personalize your drink according to temperature, volume and intensity.
It’s the first coffee maker to cater to your preferred taste. Like other models it has the INTELLIBREW system giving you the ability to make over 40 branded hot drinks such as Kenco, Carte Noir, Costa, L’OR as well as Cadbury’s hot chocolate (perfect bedtime drink for the kids) and a range of Twinning’s teas but now you can add your personal touch.
New features included on this model are:
- Touch Sensor- Easy to use interface with touch sensor button with illuminated easy to read icons.
- Personalise you drinks- 3 different setting for each parameter. Drink intensity, temperature and volume.
- Save your favorite- Memory function for saving the 3 settings. 4 easy button for the intuitive save process.
Because you can store up to four profiles with the machine’s memory function if you prefer your Americano a little bigger or your espresso a little stronger, no problem. It’s easy to make everyone’s favorite drinks at the touch of a button, that why they have called this ‘the personal one’
All Tassimo coffee pod machines have one touch operation, no heat up time, space for any cup, easy re-fill system and auto cleaning. All machines also have the intellibrew system, simply put in your T DISC, made with real ground coffee, press start and each drink’s unique barcode will give your machine all the information it needs to create the perfect cup.
With branded coffee pods available from local supermarkets or online its easy to make a barista style Costa coffee from your own kitchen or office. And if you have children there are also Cadbury’s hot chocolate pod for there bed time drinks.
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For people like me who drink quite a few cups a day the Tassimo Joy 2 gives you a larger water tank capacity of 1.4 Liters meaning you can brew numerous drinks without the worry of refilling the tank all the time. Even with the larger tank there is virtually no pre-heat up time and still works through a one button operation. The Joy 2 is available in black or white has an adjustable and removable cup stand so you can use a Tassimo Latte Macchiato Glass, a to go cup, or your favourite mug!
Amazon Price £34.99
The Happy range has a bold trendy dual colour design. There are 5 different colours available including a solid black if thats more your style! It’s also very compact and would compliment any kitchen or office. The Tassimo Happy has a one touch operation for ease of use. A capacity of 0.7 litres and the TASSIMO INTELLIBREW system creates the perfect coffee at the touch of a button.
Amazon price £64.99
The recently reduced in price Bosch Tassimo Vivy 2 is a very popular machine and one of Amazon’s best sellers. The great thing about it is it has all the features of the other models but has a compact design to fit in any space, making this one of best small coffee makers available. With 7 different colours and dimensions only 10 x 10 x 10 cm it will look great in even the smallest kitchen or office space.
- Easy to use – fully automatic drink preparation with a press of a button
- No heat up time after switch-on; ready to start your drink instantly
- Compact design to fit the smallest of spaces
- Easy cleaning; automatic cleaning and descaling program and dishwasher proof parts
- 0.7 litre capacity
Also available in red and cream.
Tassimo have some of the best variety pods from well known brands such as Kenco, Carte Noir, Costa, L’OR as well as Cadbury’s hot chocolate and a range of Twinning’s teas. Most are available at you local supermarket but you can get them a little cheaper if ordered from Amazon. If you have only just purchased a Tassimo machine or like to have a variety of options this pack is ideal containing 22 different drinks so there should be something for everyone.
The best way to keep your Tassimo machine in working order and your coffee tasting great is by using descaling tablets when the icon lights up. These tablets remove limescale residue and calcium deposits that build up over time, keeping it in the best condition possible.
Each pack contains 4 tablets, for two descaling treatments. (2 tablets per treatment recommended)