What helps get us moving during these cold winter mornings…………coffee!  Here are some resources with scrumptious coffee recipes and stuff you may not know about your favorite morning beverage!

Print Books

The Coffee Book: Barista Tips, Recipes, Beans from Around the World by Anette Moldvaer

Deepen your coffee knowledge, experiment with different beans, methods, and flavours, and become a barista at home with The Coffee Book and its 70 recipes. Discover the origins of coffee and its production before exploring over 40 country profiles, showcasing the incredible variety of beans grown around the world. Appreciate the nuances of flavour from bean to bean using the taster’s wheel to identify different flavours and understand which notes complement one another. Master different roasting, grinding, tamping and brewing techniques, plus the equipment needed. Experiment with some 70 recipes, ranging from café culture classics, such as the Americano, to more adventurous flavour combinations like the Almond Fig Latte or the Hazelnut Frappé, as well as non-dairy milk alternatives

World Atlas of Coffee by James Hoffmann

This book is a beautiful world guide to the brown bean. Taking the reader on a global tour of coffee-growing countries, The World Atlas of Coffee presents the bean in full-color photographs and concise, informative text. It shows the origins of coffee — where it is grown, the people who grow it; and the cultures in which coffee is a way of life — and the world of consumption — processing, grades, the consumer and the modern culture of coffee. Plants of the genus Coffea are cultivated in more than 70 countries but primarily in equatorial Latin America, Southeast Asia and Africa.

The Healing Powers of Coffee: A Complete Guide to Nature’s Surprising Superfood by Cal Orey

Offers a history of coffee, discusses its antioxidant properties, and reveals its role in reducing the risk of such conditions as Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, asthma, cancer, and diabetes.

Hoopla Books

Coffee: The Epic of a Commodity by H.E. Jacob

A cup of coffee is a miracle, a wonderful assemblage of relationships”. This classic follows coffee’s journey around the world, from London to Brazil, telling in fascinating detail and amusing anecdote the singular history of the legendary commodity, from its discovery that chewing on the beans were keeping goats awake in Yemen to the author’s own experiences with the bean in 1935. Referred to as a “documentary novel” back during its inception, H.E. Jacobs pioneered the concept of creative nonfiction, combining the reality of nonfiction with the epic presentation and prose of fiction. This genre exploded into popularity and remains so today. Coffee tells the story of this popular beverage in short, fun to read essays that will entertain anyone that enjoys a good, strong cup of coffee

Coffee: The Ultimate Guide for the Coffee Lover by Mark J. Freeman

Do you enjoy a really great cup of coffee? Do you need that caffeine hit to get your day started? This book is for serious coffee lovers! There is nothing better than a hot cup of coffee to wake you up in the morning and get you moving. It can mean the difference between a good start or a bad one for serious coffee drinkers and without it some claim to be unable to function properly at all. Inside this book, Coffee: The Ultimate Guide for The Coffee Lover you’ll discover a lot of coffee recipes you already know and probably a few you never knew existed. As well as Specialty Coffee and the key ingredients of them, you will be able to enjoy something different every day of the week, helping to keep your love of this revitalizing drink firmly in its rightful place. Get a copy of Coffee: The Ultimate Guide for The Coffee Lover and treat yourself to a great cup of coffee every single day.


Coffee: Love or Addiction?

Each year, over 500 billion cups of coffee are served. Reconsider this popular drink and its relationship with world history. Along the way, you’ll explore the ways coffee is harvested, how caffeine works on your body and mind, popular ways to drink coffee, and the origins of the free-trade movement.