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The Curious Barista's Guide to Coffee: The Definitive Guide to the Extraordinary World of Coffee

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The definitive guide to the extraordinary world of coffee from growing and roasting to brewing and serving the perfect cup.
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The ultimate guide to the history, science and community behind coffee. Here, Tristan Stephenson exploresthe origins of coffee, its journey around the world and cultural influence. A section on Farming, Roasting &Assessing coffee takes an in-depth look at the growing and harvesting process, the evolution of the coffeeroaster and the science behind the many flavours of coffee. There is also advice on buying coffee,understanding the differences between espresso blends and single origin coffee, packing and storing. Wethen move into Espresso and get to grips with grinding and making espresso-based drinks including the latte,cappuccino, flat white and macchiato, as well as pouring latte art and introducing chocolate, sugar andsyrups. Other Brewing Methods showcases a selection of classic brewing techniques that bring the coffee toyour kitchen table, from the mocha pot and French press to pourover and siphon brewers. Finally a sectionon Enjoying Coffee offers 25 recipes for coffee-based drinks and baked treats to serve them with. From icedto Irish, espresso martinis to coffee beer, this is an essential anthology for the coffee enthusiast.

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Publisher Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd
ISBN 9781849755634
Published 01/01/2003
Binding Hardback
Pages 192
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The ultimate guide to the history, science and community behind coffee. Here, Tristan Stephenson exploresthe origins of coffee, its journey around the world and cultural influence. A section on Farming, Roasting &Assessing coffee takes an in-depth look at the growing and harvesting process, the evolution of the coffeeroaster and the science behind the many flavours of coffee. There is also advice on buying coffee,understanding the differences between espresso blends and single origin coffee, packing and storing. Wethen move into Espresso and get to grips with grinding and making espresso-based drinks including the latte,cappuccino, flat white and macchiato, as well as pouring latte art and introducing chocolate, sugar andsyrups. Other Brewing Methods showcases a selection of classic brewing techniques that bring the coffee toyour kitchen table, from the mocha pot and French press to pourover and siphon brewers. Finally a sectionon Enjoying Coffee offers 25 recipes for coffee-based drinks and baked treats to serve them with. From icedto Irish, espresso martinis to coffee beer, this is an essential anthology for the coffee enthusiast.