Pour-Over Coffee, the only way my father will prepare his coffee...
James Freeman is the founder and owner of Blue Bottle Coffee Company. I actually own this book and find it extremely interesting and useful. If you love coffee as much as much as anyone in Portland or Seattle does (or Japan for that matter), it would be a fun book to purchase. If you are a novice to the whole coffee world or a coffee lover who wants to delve deeper into the art of coffee, you'll find the book very instructional and easy to follow. There is a chapter that explains step by step how to roast beans at home using standard kitchen tools. There is another section that introduces a home technique for cupping, the industry method of tasting coffees for quality control, so you can hone your taste and share your roasting experiences with friends.
works on the basic principles of physics and expanding water vapor. When heated sufficiently, water boils...
Finca El Injerto, Maragogipe (Guatemala) coffee beans shown below at the top (larger beans) is more on the savory side with subtle notes of guava, pineapple, meyer lemon and jasmine.
Belgium-style wafel with Vermont Creamery butter and Mapleland maple syrup ($6)
I will definitely be visiting the Siphon & Toast bar more often.
450 West 15th Street, NYC
Monday through Friday 7 AM- 7 PM
Sat- Sun 9 AM - 7 PM
Siphon & Toast 11-5 daily