Espresso from Bean to Cup

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Missing Link Press, Nov 1, 1991 - Cooking - 198 pages
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ESPRESSO FROM BEAN TO CUP is the complete guide to espresso, cappuccino, caffe latte & coffee. Learn how to brew a perfect espresso, steam & foam milk, choose from the best coffee, & buy the right equipment - all in an easy to understand style acclaimed by both novices & professionals. "A joyful encyclopedic volume for espresso consumers."--DONALD N. SCHOENHOLT, SPECIALTIES EDITOR, TEA & COFFEE TRADE JOURNAL. "Anyone who wants to untangle caffe latte from caffe macchiato, steam from pump from thermal block machines, or burr from blade grinders needs this book. Its practical, reassuring instructions will have any beginner - or any professional - confidently making the 'smooth, delicious, & extraordinarily aromatic' espresso Nick Jurich promises."--CORBY KUMMER, SENIOR EDITOR, THE ATLANTIC. "Clearly written & nicely illustrated, the book's strongest suits are its discussions of brewing principles & techniques. Overall, a great effort & one which belongs in the hands of all espresso lovers."--KEVIN KNOX, STARBUCKS COFFEE COMPANY. "ESPRESSO FROM BEAN TO CUP demystifies espresso, cappuccino, & their apparently arcane offspring; ristrettos, macchiato & others. Readers will enjoy Nick Jurich's easy style & emerge armed with the tools to make informed decisions & inspired drinks."--GEORGE HOWELL, THE COFFEE CONNECTION. To order contact: Missing Link Press, 3213 W. Wheeler Street, Suite 179, Seattle, WA 98199. (206) 285-9016.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
PACKAGING
27
DECAFFEINATED COFFEE
43
ESPRESSO MACHINES
51
GRIND OR HACK?
71
BREWING ESPRESSO
79
HOW TO MAKE ESPRESSO DRINKS
107
BREWING EXCEPTIONAL COFFEE
123
DESSERTS
135
SOURCES
173
INDEX
195
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