Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world, and the coffee bean is the biggest internationally traded commodity after oil. Almost nine million tons of coffee is produced in about 70 countries and then exported all over the world. There are good reasons for such popularity of coffee. The most obvious reason, of course, is the energizing effect of caffeine. But the biggest reason for coffee's popularity is the variety of ways in which it can be prepared.
From how the beans are grown to how they are roasted, from the different ways in which it can be brewed to all the different drinks that can be made from it, coffee is truly a versatile drink. This has created a deep coffee culture around the world and coffee has become an art form.
In this book, you'll delve deep into the world of the coffee bean. You'll learn all there is know about the rich coffee culture that has evolved around the world. And you'll take the exciting journey from coffee novice to a certified coffee connoisseur.