There is nothing quite as satisfying as a well-made and aromatic cup of coffee. This in-depth guide explores all aspects of coffee and coffee use with clear, informative text and beautiful photographs throughout. The book begins with a fascinating discussion of the history of coffee growing and the rise of coffee houses and cafes around the world. A global tour covers the wonderful range of coffee beans grown today, explaining how the bean is grown and processed, sorted, graded and tasted. Comprehensive advice is then given on the wide range of coffee brewing equipment available, as well as how to make many of the best-known coffee drinks at home. The definitive guide to coffee: its history, where it is grown, the beans, the types of roast and grind, and how to brew and drink it Step-by-step instructions for brewing a truly satisfying cup of coffee - including all the classic coffee drinks, such as espresso, granita, latte and the flat white A fascinating history of coffee, tracing its appeal from early use in the 13th century to the widespread popularity of coffee houses around the world today Features a step-by-step guide to the coffee-producing countries, exploring the wide range of beans, blends, aromas, characteristics Mary Banks and Christine McFadden CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM
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About the Authors: Mary Banks is trained in all aspects of coffee processing and has worked for the International Coffee Organization. Christine McFadden is a skilled and experienced food writer, who has produced many outstanding cookbooks.