The Philosophy of Coffee Brian Williams coffee book review

Some time ago I got an email from The British Library that they were publishing a coffee book: The Philosophy of Coffee. This book about the history of coffee is written by Brian Williams, a British coffee blogger. I got a copy and here is my book review.

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Freelance Barista Mariëlla Giljam Barcelona

For my first big freelance barista job I was lucky to work on the World Mobile Congress where I made my first turkish coffee. I had the opportunity to work with a roaster from Jordan: Dimitri’s Coffee. Great coffee and an amazing experience!

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Can you believe it? It’s already November. I just realized this a couple of days ago when I was talking about December and the upcoming new year. A new year. Where did 2017 go?

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Coffee is such an incredible product. All around the world you will find it and all around the world you will find consumers. Every consumer with their own way of making is, their own way of drinking it, their own way of loving it. I am being intrigued about coffee cultures and would love to know all about it. Today I start with the Vietnamese way of making coffee, but with a little bit of Vietnam and a little bit of me.

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What’s better than sipping a beautiful cup of coffee and reading a coffee book at the same time? I can’t come up with something better, can you? Maybe combining it with pancakes and the sound of raindrops on your window, in bed? Okay Im losing track.

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That the coffee culture is growing in Barcelona is a fact. Coffee places are popping up, cuppings, championships and latte art throwdowns are being organized, the second edition of the Independent Barcelona Coffee Festival is done and now there was the first La Marzocco event. Out of the Box took place on the 10th of June.

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