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One of the country's most celebrated roasters explains how to choose, brew, and enjoy the new breed of artisan coffees at home, along with 40 inventive recipes that incorporate coffee or taste good with a cup.
In The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee, founder James Freeman explores beans from around the globe, then guides readers through roasting at home using standard kitchen tools, brewing the perfect cup of coffee, and making espresso-based drinks like a pro. He also reveals a home method for cupping (the best method of tasting coffees for quality control.) with Blue Bottle pastry chef Caitlin Freeman's recipes for coffee-inspired treats and more than 200 stunning photos, this rich package will appeal to coffee aficionados everywhere.
About the Author
JAMES FREEMAN is the founder and owner of Blue Bottle Coffee Company and CAITLIN FREEMAN is the company's pastry chef. TARA DUGGAN is a James Beard Award-winning food writer.
Table of Contents
Getting to Know Coffee from Three Favorite Regions
Farmer Profile: Lorie Obra, Hawaii
Farmer Profile: Aida Batlle, El Salvador
How to Roast Coffee at Home
Cupping and Describing Coffee Flavors
Cupping at Home
Brewed Coffee Techniques
Nel Drip Coffee
With Your Morning Coffee
Perfect for Dunking
In the Afternoon
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