This pocket-sized handbook to all things coffee is the perfect gift for coffee connoisseurs, those looking to grind and brew their own beans, or anyone who appreciates a hot cup of joe.
If you're like most people, you start every single day with a hot cup of coffee. But beyond your Starbucks or instant coffee cup, there's a whole culture of coffee waiting to be discovered. There are dozens of distinctive brewing methods and drink recipes, with the bean type, roast, and preparation all working together to create unique tastes, textures, and aromas. Coffee is also embedded in the traditions of many cultures around the world and is shared with others through ceremonies that include unique customs, foods, and accessories. Within the pages of this pocket-sized guide, you'll find information, how-tos, and trivia for coffee lovers of all levels. Experts and newbies alike will learn about:
• How to Brew Coffee • Caffeine Content 101 • Coffee Growing Regions • Coffee Traditions around the World • How to Host a Coffee Cupping • Coffee Cocktails • And more!
About the Author
Candace Rose Rardon is a travel writer, illustrator, and avid coffee drinker. Her work has appeared on Longreads, National Geographic, BBC Travel, and the Calm meditation app, among others. Originally from the east coast, she has spent the past decade traveling through more than fifty countries and falling in love with the fascinating coffee traditions found across the world.