Coffee and Cake: Enjoy the Perfect Cup of Coffee--with Dozens of Delectable Recipes for Cafe Treats
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Coffee and Cake: Enjoy the Perfect Cup of Coffee--with Dozens of Delectable Recipes for Cafe Treats

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What better way to welcome friends and family than with a steaming cup of coffee and some delectable cake?

In Coffee and Cake, acclaimed cookbook author Rick Rodgers presents dozens of recipe pairings for these classic and inseparable components. Rodgers starts with coffee, teaching the basics, from choosing the perfect beans to brewing a fabulous cup or pot. And he offers...more
ebook, 160 pages
Published September 14th 2010 by HarperCollins e-books (first published September 1st 2010)
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Rick Rodgers, author of the delightful tome Kaffeehaus: Exquisite Desserts from the Classic Cafés of Vienna, Budapest, and Prague, returns to the subject of European-style coffee and baked goods in "Coffee and Cake." The first forty pages or so are devoted to an excellent, in-depth coffee primer, which includes a brief history of coffee, "coffee talk" (flavor notes and adjectives used to describe coffees, similar to wine tasting), growing regions, brewing tips, a section devoted solely to espres...more
Ana Mardoll
Coffee and Cake / 978-0-06-193832-0

I sort of feel bad only giving this book 3 stars - the writing is really well done and the *incredibly* detailed information on coffee- and cake-ingredients is extremely detailed and helpful if you're an aspiring cook and really wants to know why all the ingredients have to be "room temperature" or why you're supposed to alternate dry- and wet-ingredients. This is possibly one of the most "scientific" cookbooks I've ever owned, although of course the science is...more
Some really yummy recipes in here!!
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