Beginning with coffee lore and a history of the famous bean, this in-depth guide to the international world of coffee details:
The Art of Coffee
Tasting Choosing Coffee Beans
Coffee Roasters and the Roasting Process
Coffee Grinders and Grinding Methods
Brewing styles, including a special section on Espresso
Coffee Serving Traditions
There are also recipes, a comprehensive glossary, and an updated mail-order section for ordering coffee beans, brewing apparatus, and related products.
Coffee gives the inside scoop on decaffeination processes, consumer health issues, and organically grown, flavored whole-bean, and estate-grown coffees. There’s even a section on coffee houses, espresso bars, and other java joints. Coffee lovers everywhere will welcome this lively, complete guide to the fascinating world of Coffea arabica.