The World Atlas of Coffee
Coffe drinkers have never had it so good expecially if they understand the source and qualities of the coffee in their cup. Where coffe is grown, hot it is harvested, the roasting process and the water used to make the brew are just a few of the elements that influence the taste of what we drink. Coffee expert James Hoffmann looks at these factors and more. He considers different coffee varieties, the impact of terroir and how coffee is harvested, processed and roastes, through to the way in whic the beans are brewed. Country by county from Bolivia to Zambia he identifies key characteristics of that area's coffee and also gives practical advice on how to make superb coffee of all kinds at home.