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Coffee : a guide to buying, brewing, and enjoying

Author: Kenneth Davids
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Now in its latest revised edition, Kenneth Davids's comprehensive and entertaining Coffee: A Guide to Buying, Brewing, and Enjoying remains an invaluable resource for anyone who truly enjoys a good cup of coffee. It features updated information and definitions, a history of coffee culture, tips on storing and brewing, and other essential advice designed to improve the coffee experience. Coffee lovers everywhere will  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Davids
ISBN: 031224665X 9780312246655
OCLC Number: 45094149
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vi, 279 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introducing it --
How it started --
Buying it --
Tasting it --
Tasting place in it --
How it can make the world better --
Roasting it --
Grinding it --
Brewing it --
The espresso side of it --
Espresso at home --
Serving it --
Growing it --
Celebrating it --
Staying healthy drinking it --
Words for it : a glossary --
Sending for it : a list of resources --
Those who know about it : acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Kenneth Davids.
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This revised edition of the guide to coffee discusses the history and folklore surrounding the coffee bean, and looks at the art of coffee tasting, the roasting process, coffee grinders, brewing  Read more...

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"An amusing and informative book that is the best available guide." --<i>Corby Kummer, The Atlantic Monthly</i></p>"Coffee drinkers will perk up...after reading Kenneth Davids's book." --<i>UPI</i> Read more...

 
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