The Coffee Recipe Book: 50 Coffee and Espresso Drinks to Make at Home is a small book that packs a lot into its 171 pages. As well as containing 50 delicious recipes for coffee based drinks, it is bursting with information, starting with the basics of how to brew a great cup of coffee. There are useful tips about coffee beans, how coffee should be ground, best water temperature, and various types of brewing devices, as well as interesting and historical facts about coffee and coffee culture.
Inside, you will find straightforward recipes for classic espressos and flavoured lattes, as well as frozen drinks, exciting coffee cocktails and luxurious milkshakes. Mint chocolate chip frappe, maple latte, espresso martini, and coconut smoothie are just a few examples of some of the fabulous drinks that can be rustled up by following the clear instructions in the book. The text, which is entertaining as well as informative, is complemented by a number of attractive illustrations, and the book has a useful index at the back. It would make a great gift for the coffee lover in your life, and is available as a paperback or Kindle eBook.