Caffeine is the world's most popular psychoactive substance; we just can't seem to get enough. However, making great coffee depends on understanding the science: why water has to be at a specific temperature, what method works best with which grind, how roast affects taste, which bean to use. How to Make Coffee lays out the scientific principles for the coffee-loving non-scientist - stick to these, and you will never drink a mediocre cuppa again.
Author: Lani Kingston
Measurements: 18.4 x 12.7 cm