Book review: A book for coffee baristas

Millions of people around the world look forward to a cup of coffee whether relaxing at home, on the move or first thing in the morning. The aroma, taste and the sense of feeling “refreshed and rejuvenated” after a cup of coffee, brings pleasure to many of us. Coffee has become more than just a ‘cup of filter coffee’; it has become a culture, and finding a good cup of coffee is that much more important to many of us.

MapStudio’s new “Coffee Culture” is for anyone who loves and appreciates coffee and wants to know where to get the best coffee in South Africa. With 110 individually reviewed places to drink coffee, you never have to drink a soulless cup of coffee again. Learn about each individual coffee owner, their coffee philosophy, what is special about their coffee and brewing styles, as well as where to find them and other interesting facts.

Gain insight into the history of coffee, where coffee is grown and consumed and the different types of coffee beans.

Become a great home barista when you learn about coffee brewing methods, including the types of machinery to use, do and don’t, as well as cleaning, maintenance and troubleshooting.

Become the ultimate home barista with “Coffee Culture”.


The South African Coffee-Lovers Bible

Format: Soft cover

Size: 167 x 245mm

ISBN: 978-1-77026-625-4

Price: R250


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