The Blue Bottle Craft Of Coffee: Growing, Roasting, And Drinking, With Recipes

October 9, 2012|
The Blue Bottle Craft Of Coffee: Growing, Roasting, And Drinking, With Recipes by James Freeman
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One of the country's most celebrated roasters explains how to choose, brew, and enjoy the new breed of artisan coffees at home, along with 40 inventive recipes that incorporate coffee or taste good with a cup.

Blue Bottle Coffee Company has quickly become one of America’s most celebrated roasters. Famous for its complex and flavorful coffees, Blue Bottle delights its devoted patrons with exquisite pour-overs, delicious espressi, and specialized brewing methods. 

Yet as coffee production becomes more sophisticated with specialized extraction techniques and Japanese coffee gadgets, the new artisan coffees can seem out of reach. The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee explains this new world from farm to cup, exploring the bounty of beans available and the intricate steps that go into sourcing raw coffee from around the globe. Blue Bottle founder James Freeman coaches you through brewing the perfect cup of coffee, using methods as diverse as French press, nel drip, siphon, and more to produce the best flavor. 

For coffee lovers who want to roll up their sleeves and go deeper, Freeman explains step by step how to roast beans at home using standard kitchen tools—just like he did when starting out. The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee also introduces a home technique for cupping, the industry method of tasting coffees for quality control, so you can hone your taste and share your meticulously roasted coffee with friends. 

Rounding out the book are more than thirty inventive recipes from Blue Bottle pastry chef and former Miette bakery owner Caitlin Freeman that incorporate coffee or just taste particularly good with coffee, such as Saffron Vanilla Snickerdoodles, Stout Coffee Cake with Pecan-Caraway Streusel, Affogato with Smoky Almond Ice Cream, Coffee Panna Cotta, and more. 

With more than one hundred stunning photographs showing coffee’s journey from just-harvested cherry to perfect drink, this distinctive and deep guide to the new breed of amazing coffees from one of the top artisan coffee makers will change the way you think about—and drink—coffee.
Introduction Grow Coffee Growing Processing Getting to Know Coffee from Three  Favorite Regions Farmer Profile: Lorie Obra, Hawaii Farmer Profile: Aida Batlle, El Salvador Roast Roasting Day How to Roast Coffee at Home Cupping and Describing Coffee Flavors Cupping at Home Drink Brewed Coffee Techniques Pour-Over Coffee Fr...
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Title:The Blue Bottle Craft Of Coffee: Growing, Roasting, And Drinking, With RecipesFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:240 pages, 9.77 X 8.79 X 0.99 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 9.77 X 8.79 X 0.99 inPublished:October 9, 2012Publisher:Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/RodaleLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1607741180

ISBN - 13:9781607741183

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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