Nespresso Lattissima One Machine

Nespresso Lattissima One by De'Longhi Review

Café -Worthy Creations with a Click

 Life-Changing Brews From the Great Nespresso Lattissima One

By: Alicia Walters  Revised by: Mark Cambell  Last updated: Jan 14, 2024

I can confidently say the De'Longhi Nespresso Lattissima One has redefined what home coffee brewing can achieve. This machine pushes the boundaries of espresso making by producing barista-quality drinks equal to any neighborhood coffee shop. 

The Lattissima One utilizes Nespresso's wide range of capsules to craft everything from espresso to lungo coffee to specialty lattes. What sets this machine apart is its built-in milk frother, allowing you to make cappuccinos and lattes with the artisanal precision of a trained barista. No special skills required - just insert your desired Nespresso capsule, add milk to the frother, and press a button to activate the machine's whirling wizardry.  

And within moments, the Lattissima One produces the exact amount of frothed milk your beverage recipe demands and dispenses it simultaneously with the perfect serving of espresso. The end result is a richly textured latte or cappuccino that any coffee connoisseur would be thrilled to call their own. In addition, this machine features a chic and understated design that blends seamlessly with any kitchen decor. Its compact size and streamlined appearance make it an excellent choice for those who value simplicity and elegance.

The quality of brews the Lattissima One produces is nothing short of sublime. Every espresso I prepared was concentrated and aromatic, with caramel and chocolate notes dancing across my palate. While some capsule machines struggle to replicate the taste achievable from a manual espresso maker, the Lattissima One exceeds all expectations.

Switching between espresso, lungo, cappuccino and latte is effortless thanks to the machine's "One Touch" interface. Simply select your desired beverage and let the machine's finely calibrated technology do the rest.The Lattissima One features two cup-size options (small and large mug) that automatically adjust the amount of coffee and frothed milk dispensed for optimal flavor balance.   

Cleaning and maintenance could not be easier. The machine alerts you when it's time to descale, and descaling takes only a few minutes using Nespresso's specialized solution. The milk system and frother are equally simple to detach, rinse and reattach - no complicated mechanisms to puzzle over. 

While I encountered no real "cons" during my testing, the biggest limitation of the Lattissima One (and all Nespresso machines) is its dependence on Nespresso capsules. However, Nespresso offers over 30 coffee and espresso varieties to choose from, including decaf, organic and limited-edition options.  

All in all, if you want the taste of artisanally crafted coffee without the fuss, the De'Longhi Nespresso Lattissima One will delight you with its effortless mastery. This machine achieves perfection through painstaking attention to detail and elegant simplicity of design - qualities all great coffee creations share. The Lattissima One redefines what home espresso making can be, raising the bar for coffee indulgence through innovative technology and timeless craftsmanship that celebrate coffee's joyful complexity. This is one machine coffee lovers will be thrilled to call their own.