Coffee: A Guide to Buying, Brewing, and Enjoying, Fifth Edition

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Macmillan, May 4, 2001 - Cooking - 279 pages

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 welcome this lively, complete guide to the fascinating world of America's national beverage.

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This book is a wonderful compilation of the origins of coffee - from its discovery to today and from crop to cup, as well as information on grinding, brewing, and enjoying and cupping coffees. Kenneth Davids presents his information in a well-organized and well-written manner, and it was a thoroughly enjoyable and informative read! 

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About the author (2001)

Kenneth Davids is the author of two other books about coffee, Espresso: Ultimate Coffee and Home Coffee Roasting: Romance and Revival. He teaches writing and history at the California College of Arts and Crafts and writes for a number of coffe industry publications and Websites. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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