Coffee Books – Which One?

Learning About Coffee – The Coffee Books


Coffee books are a subject that has really come to fuition lately in culinary excellence. We all know and can name some of the worlds greatest chefs, whether they’re television superstars or a cookbook genius. With third wave coffee making a splash in a big way, specialty coffee shops and cafes opening up left right and centre, people are looking to understand more about why and how.

This is particularly the case if you are thinking about getting into the world of specialty coffee. This could be that you want to make a better cup of coffee to kickstart your morning. Alternatively, maybe you are planning to open a coffee shop for yourself.

No matter what your goal is, research is king. It’s easy to do a quick google search and be inundated with information from articles and YouTube videos. Often you will have to cherry pick information from different sources to find what you need.

Here we have compiled some of the best books on coffee, authored by true experts in their field and designed to help you on your journey to making a better cup of coffee.

Here’s our list of books we picked, you can go straight to their pages or read some more below…

Craft Coffee: A Manual: Brewing a Better Cup at Home

Jessica Easto

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We can’t say enough good things about this title from Jessica Easto. From start to finish almost every page is a master class in making great coffee at home.

It comes as no surprise to us to hear this book winning awards. It’s well written, informative and is always inviting you to see what’s on the next page.

This book is particularly useful to those of you wanting to start making pour over and filter coffee at home. It takes away the frightening thought of trying something for the first time, guiding you by the hand in a fun way.

An easy pick up and read, we would highly recommend this book for anoybody making coffee it home, no matter what type or how often you do it, there’s something to be gained from reading this.

It brings us great pleasure to have a copy of this in our kitchen to pick up and flick through anytime and it will for you too.

If you do enjoy this book, be sure to let the author know, perhaps leave some positive feedback or words of encouragement.

Follow our link to Amazon where you can have a look inside this book and get a feel for it.

Real Fresh Coffee: How to Source, Roast, Grind and Brew the Perfect Cup

Jeremy Torz

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A fantastic starting point for any enthusiast. This book casts an eye over almost every aspect of getting the coffee from plant to cup. It does so in a clear, concise and easy to read format.

If you pick up this title and read it today, you’re already leagues ahead of 90% of people making coffee at home.

This book will fill in all those gaps that aren’t normally covered by the typical “How To” guide. It will also give you all the information you need to find the right coffee, the right equipment and the right technique for making amazing coffee at home.

This book and the easy to read format it’s presented in make it a real hub of knowledge while still being a fine bed side page turner.

Roasting, Brewing and More

Stella Perry

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By far the best coffee book for beginners. This book gives a broad overview of all the processes before the coffee gets into your cup.

Not only does it do this in a fun and informative way, it delves into details that as a novice you wouldn’t really think about while enjoying your morning coffee.

Another reason we love this book is that Stella Perry’s writing style is absolutely superb and for that alone this has been one of the best coffee books we have read this year.

This is the sort of coffee book you want to give to your friends and family to read in the hope that they will “get it”. We’re certain after reading this, they will.

How to Make Coffee: The science behind the bean

Lani Kingston

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It doesn’t get much more straight to the point than this book.

If you want to know how to make coffee in different ways and why they’re different, this book will tell you exactly that.

Not only will you learn the differences in each method of making coffee at home but you’ll even learn about how each piece of equipment really works. Better yet, you’ll be able to tell your friends exactly why their coffee tastes different to yours.

In this book you will learn about everything from milk to roasting and all that lies between. Because this book is so detailed it is probably more suited to a reader comfortable with the sciences and wanting to delve a little deeper into the chemistry behind each cup.

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