The ultimate guide to the history, science, and community behind coffee.Here, Tristan Stephensonexplores the origins of coffee, its journey aroundthe world and its cultural influence. With his characteristic flair, Tristanexplores the growing and harvesting process, the alchemy of roasting, thesubtle art of grinding and the science behind the many flavors of coffee. There are also hints and tips on buying coffee, understanding the differencesbetween espresso blends and single origin coffee, packing, and storing. Wethen move into Espresso and get to grips with making espresso-based drinksincluding the latte, cappuccino, flat white, and macchiato. Other BrewingMethods showcases a selection of classic brewing techniques that bring thecoffee to your own kitchen table, from the moka pot and French press topourover and siphon brewers. Finally a section on Enjoying Coffee offers 10 deliciously inventive recipes for coffee-based drinks. From iced to Irish,espresso martinis to coffee liqueur, this is an essential anthology for thecoffee enthusiast.