Coffee

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Penguin, 1981 - Cooking - 136 pages
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For many of us, coffee is one of the essential pleasures of life. Now, an award-winning food writer shares the fascinating history of this heavenly brew and covers it all--with recipes and expert advice on all steps of coffee preparation. With charming watercolor illustrations throughout, this is the perfect gift for coffee lovers.

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Contents

Acknowledgements
13
Poison or Elixir?
32
The Coffee Tree
48
Copyright

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About the author (1981)

Author Claudia Roden was raised in Cairo, Egypt, where she was deeply involved in the Jewish traditions of her family. Roden's recollection of girlhood, The Book of Jewish Food: An Odyssey from Samarkand to New York, won the James Beard Foundation Award for Kitchen Aid Cookbook of the Year. Her other books include Coffee: A Connoisseur's Companion and A Book of Middle Eastern Food.

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