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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