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The Home Barista

How to Bring Out the Best in Every Coffee Bean

By Simone Egger, Ruby Ashby Orr

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Published By
The Experiment
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Number Of Pages
192
Publication Date
June 14, 2016
ISBN
9781615192939

The Home Barista

How to Bring Out the Best in Every Coffee Bean

By Simone Egger, Ruby Ashby Orr

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For coffee enthusiasts everywhere, a charming handbook to becoming your own favorite barista

More than 100 million Americans start each day with a cup of coffee (many at no small price)! It’s a fact : We love coffee. Now, in The Home Barista, two professionals reveal the secrets to brewing coffee worthy of the priciest cafés right in your own kitchen.

Connoisseurs Simone Egger and Ruby Ashby Orr enlighten readers with insights and advice from crop to cup and beyond. Savvy, smart, and charmingly designed, The Home Barista guides you through the essentials—from understanding your bean’s origins and establishing your palate to perfecting your technique. It’s the essential coffee-lover’s guide to turning a simple bean into a sensational beverage:
  • Roast your own beans. (Is it worth it? How not to burn them!)
  • Learn all the lingo you need to talk coffee like a pro.
  • Master the elusive espresso (by refining tamp, time, and temperature).
  • Create barista-worthy milk texture and foam designs.
  • Try seven different ways to brew—from the French press to the Turkish ibrik.

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Review quotes

“Whether you love a deep, dark roast or a light and creamy latte, Ruby Ashby Orr and Simone Egger have you covered.”—Parade.com

“The perfect gift or indulgence: an all-essentials guide.”—Publishers Weekly

“The perfect resource guide of any aspiring home barista! . . . All around an amazing book!”—Seattle Coffee Gear

“There is an art to making a good cup of coffee. In The Home Barista, all the secrets and tips are revealed, providing the reader with a true understanding about coffee from start to finish.”—Joy of Kosher

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Product details

Published By
The Experiment
Categories
Number Of Pages
192
Publication Date
June 14, 2016
ISBN
9781615192939

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