The bestselling reference updated and expanded with seven new coffee-growing countries.
Praise for the first edition: "Fills a gap in the popular reference literature. Recommended." Booklist
"The definitive guide.... Well-written, informative, and a must-have for general readers who want to know more about their favorite morning brew." Publishers Weekly
"Educational, thought-provoking, and substantial. I've already recommended this book to (our) readers countless times." Barista Magazine
The World Atlas of Coffee takes readers on a global tour of coffee-growing countries, presenting the bean in full-color photographs and concise, informative text. It covers where coffee is grown, the people who grow it and the cultures in which it is a way of life. It also covers the world of consumption processing, grades, the consumer and the modern culture of coffee.
For this new edition, the author expanded his research travels over the last several years to include seven additional coffee-growing regions: Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, China, Philippines, Thailand, Haiti and Puerto Rico. These are covered in 16 additional pages. As well, all of the book's maps have been updated to show greater detail, and all statistics and data have been updated to the most recent available.
Organized by continent and then country or region, The World Atlas of Coffee presents the world's favorite brew in color spreads packed with information.
The coverage in The World Atlas of Coffee is wide and deep. The book is used by barista and coffee-tasting instructors in North America and overseas and has been welcomed by enthusiastic coffee drinkers everywhere. Appropriate for special and general collections alike, it is an essential selection.
|Publisher:||Firefly Books, Limited|
|Edition description:||Second Edition, Revised, Updated and Expanded|
|Product dimensions:||7.90(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)|
About the Author
James Hoffmann is a coffee expert, author and the 2007 World Barista Champion. Along with a team of experts, he operates Square Mile Coffee Roasters, a multi-award-winning coffee roasting company based in East London, UK. James travels frequently to the coffee producing countries and is a popular speaker. His website is www.jimseven.com.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Introduction To Coffee 10
Arabica and Robusta 12
The Coffee Tree 15
The Coffee Fruit 21
Coffee Varieties 22
Harvesting Coffee 27
How Coffee is Traded 42
A Short History of Coffee Drinking 48
Part 2 From Bean To Cup
Coffee Roasting 54
Buying and Storing Coffee 62
Tasting and Describing Coffee 66
Grinding Coffee 70
Water for Brewing 72
Brewing Basics 75
Home Roasting 118
Part 3 Coffee Origins
Democratic Republic of the Congo 128
Papua New Guinea 174
The Philippines 178
Costa Rica 210
Dominican Republic 218
El Salvador 222
United States: Hawaii 238