Google Books update & Coffee history

Two new topics in one:
Google Books offers new browsing tools, for such items as All About Coffee.


Blogger Gary Smith said...

From Bean to Brew—A History of Coffee and Coffeehouses

The research in this book spans a decade and explores the growth and popularity of coffee from 800 A.D. to the present, from Yemen to the United States. Historic coffee-making practices and equipment are examined, as is the evolution of coffeehouses from 17th century Oxford, England to contemporary New Orleans, USA. From Bean to Brew investigates the creation and expansion of New Orleans as a major shipping port for coffee imports as well as the city’s progression to the status of the world’s largest bulk coffee handler. Also included are 16 illustrations by four artists as well as information on numerous professional associations and trade publications. Read an article excerpt at www.chatgrispress.com/Articles/Miscellaneous/The_Art_of_Tipping.pdf.


Part 1 – A History Lesson

The Role of Coffeehouses
The History of Coffee
The History of Coffeehouses
Early Opposition
Early Coffee Making
Early Coffeehouses of New Orleans

Part 2 – Roasting, Grinding, Brewing, and Storing

Roasting for Freshness
Grinding and Brewing

Part 3 – Drinking and Enjoying

Categories and Flavors
Coffee Drinks
The Coffee Market
Proliferation of Coffeehouses
Saturation Immunity?
Tipping for Coffee
Third Places

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