First post here so it'll be an ignorant one...

There are two people in my household and we generally use 250ml coffee cups. With my current Rancilio Silvia which lasted me 15 years I'd normally cut down on my calories and put about 120mls of milk in each cup and the rest is a double shot basket (14g) turned into like a long black. So 120mls of coffee in each cup or thereabouts...

I just ordered a better machine - a ECM Synchronika... Very excited about it... I'm trying to work out what milk jugs I'll need and order them in advance. I bought an 18g VST ridgeless basket for it.

My plan is to make about 70mls of espresso per cup or about 36g of espresso. Then fill the rest of the 250ml cup with milk - hopefully a good ratio for a flat white???

So here's the question... Sometimes I make one cup for just myself and sometimes I make one for my wife as well.

In a normal workflow with a double boiler machine do you just buy say a 360ml Motta Europa (I like the look of that brand) for a single cup and would a 500ml Motta Europa to make two cups? Or do you just refill the smaller jug and do it twice? Is a 500ml jug even big enough for two 250ml cups and is the 360ml jug big enough for one cup? I'm just a bit confused about which sizes to get for when I do 1 or 2 cups....

There are two people in my household and we generally use 250ml coffee cups. With my current Rancilio Silvia which lasted me 15 years I'd normally cut down on my calories and put about 120mls of milk in each cup and the rest is a double shot basket (14g) turned into like a long black. So 120mls of coffee in each cup or thereabouts...

I just ordered a better machine - a ECM Synchronika... Very excited about it... I'm trying to work out what milk jugs I'll need and order them in advance. I bought an 18g VST ridgeless basket for it.

My plan is to make about 70mls of espresso per cup or about 36g of espresso. Then fill the rest of the 250ml cup with milk - hopefully a good ratio for a flat white???

So here's the question... Sometimes I make one cup for just myself and sometimes I make one for my wife as well.

In a normal workflow with a double boiler machine do you just buy say a 360ml Motta Europa (I like the look of that brand) for a single cup and would a 500ml Motta Europa to make two cups? Or do you just refill the smaller jug and do it twice? Is a 500ml jug even big enough for two 250ml cups and is the 360ml jug big enough for one cup? I'm just a bit confused about which sizes to get for when I do 1 or 2 cups....

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