The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee: Growing, Roasting, and Drinking, With Recipes is an upcoming photo-filled book that details Blue Bottle’s coffee culture/process and provides recipes for “coffee-inspired treats”. The book, authored by James Freeman (founder of Blue Bottle Coffee shops), pastry chef Caitlin Freeman and Tara Duggan, is due out October 9, 2012 and is available to pre-order online at Amazon. Take a look at the book’s promo film, created by Todd Porter and Diane Cu, which talks with James Freeman.
One of the country’s most celebrated roasters explains how to choose, brew, and enjoy the new breed of artisan coffees at home, along with 40 inventive recipes that incorporate coffee or taste good with a cup.
In The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee, founder James Freeman explores beans from around the globe, then guides readers through roasting at home using standard kitchen tools, brewing the perfect cup of coffee, and making espresso-based drinks like a pro. He also reveals a home method for cupping (the best method of tasting coffees for quality control.) with Blue Bottle pastry chef Caitlin Freeman’s recipes for coffee-inspired treats and more than 200 stunning photos, this rich package will appeal to coffee aficionados everywhere.