Coffee Basics: A Quick And Easy Guide

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Coffee Basics: A Quick And Easy Guide

Coffee Basics: A Quick And Easy Guide

Put your local coffee bar to the test with Coffee Basics!With thousands of coffee bars and restaurants serving an endless variety of blends, roasts, and brews, ordering a specialty coffee drink has become as daunting a task as selecting a fine wine. How can you distinguish between great coffee and great hype? Read Coffee Basics.Kevin Knox and Julie Sheldon Huffaker have filled this handy reference with hundreds of industry truths and trade secrets. You'll learn the fundamentals of coffee buying, brewing, and tasting; and develop an aficionado's ability to see beyond the expensive trappings of today's coffee explosion. You'll discover:The basic coffee facts: its origin, history, and many varietiesStep-by-step methods for selecting, roasting, blending, and flavoring coffee "to taste"A coffee taster's glossarySimple charts showing grind progression, relative grinding times, and regional characteristicsThe scoop on decaffeinated, organic, and espresso beansSpecialty coffee recipesLists of the best sources for beans and professional equipmentWhether you make coffee at home or at a fine restaurant, Coffee Basics offers a bottomless cup of brewing knowledge and drinking pleasure.From the PublisherCoffee industry insiders present a succinct, straightforward guide which explains just as much as readers need to know to make sense of the specialty coffee trend and increase their drinking enjoyment, buying confidence, and brewing performance. Includes mail-order sources for great coffees, recipes, and a coffee taster's glossary.From the Back CoverPut your local coffee bar to the test with Coffee Basics!With thousands of coffee bars and restaurants serving an endless variety of blends, roasts, and brews, ordering a specialty coffee drink has become as daunting a task as selecting a fine wine. How can you distinguish between great coffee and great hype? Read Coffee Basics.Kevin Knox and Julie Sheldon Huffaker have filled this handy reference with hundreds of industry truths and trade secrets. You'll learn the fundamentals of coffee buying, brewing, and tasting; and develop an aficionado's ability to see beyond the expensive trappings of today's coffee explosion. You'll discover:The basic coffee facts: its origin, history, and many varietiesStep-by-step methods for selecting, roasting, blending, and flavoring coffee "to taste"A coffee taster's glossarySimple charts showing grind progression, relative grinding times, and regional characteristicsThe scoop on decaffeinated, organic, and espresso beansSpecialty coffee recipesLists of the best sources for beans and professional equipmentWhether you make coffee at home or at a fine restaurant, Coffee Basics offers a bottomless cup of brewing knowledge and drinking pleasure.About the AuthorJULIE SHELDON HUFFAKER is a writer and editor who works with the specialty coffee industry.KEVIN KNOX, Vice President and coffee buyer for Allegro and former coffee specialist for Starbucks, is the country's leading coffee expert.

Specification of Coffee Basics: A Quick And Easy Guide

GENERAL
AuthorHuffaker, Julie S
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition1
ISBN-100471136174
ISBN-139780471136170
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Year01-01-1997

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