Coffee Obsession (DK; Illustrated edition, June 16, 2014, 224 pages) is a classic entry by the London publisher most famous for their illustrated travel guides of 87 countries. With an eye on design and clarity, DK has produced a comprehensive look at the world of coffee featuring chapters on coffee basics, growing regions, determining quality, equipment, recipes, and special features on Café culture, flavor appreciation, flavor pairings, and even serving vessels. There is also a Q&A section.
Learn how to make a latte, cappuccino, and other iconic coffee styles as if you were a professionally trained barista with clear step-by-step instructions that are handsomely illustrated with full-color photos that are helpful to the novice as well as the experienced. There are more than 130 recipes to satisfy the taste requirements of a wide variety of coffee lovers.
Readers have described Coffee Obsession as “wonderful,” “a treasure,” “Interesting facts, fun presentation,” “Great introduction to everything coffee,” and “My husband thought he knew about coffee until I got him this book!”
This lavishly produced book is in keeping with the DK philosophy to “believe in the power of discovery” and package expert knowledge to inspire its readers.
Coffee lovers at all levels of experience will enjoy the visual presentations and textural descriptions of the spectrum of coffee history, geography, flavors and methods to achieve that perfect cup of coffee. Whether you plan to read it or give it as a gift, this book is sure to grace the home for years to come.