A selection of coffee-inspired reads for the coffee soul in you
(tip: if you're looking for more books on coffee, browse the call numbers 641.3373 or 641.877 in our collection)
Chope!: The Eccentric Lingoes of Singapore's Kopitiam Culture
Call no.: SING 959.57 TAN
“O”, “si”, “kosong”, “siu dai” are familiar lingo in our rich and eclectic kopitiam culture; a mash of dialects and cultures unique to Singapore. Learn the art of ordering teh and kopi in this book of kopitiam lingo.
Call no.: SING 394.12095957 TAN
One Kopi at a Time : Retracing Singapore's Coffee Culture
Call no.: SING 959.57 TAN
Do you know what goes into making a cup of local brew, or the difference between Nanyang coffee and other types of coffee? Catch a glimpse of Singapore's coffee culture from its Nanyang coffee roots.
Singapore Siu Dai (volumes 1-3)
Call no.: RSING S823 CHE / SING CHE
Tiong Bahru : Portraits of History IV : Book 2 (the colour sketches)
Call no.: RSING 743.945957 CHO
The Top Toast : Ya Kun and the Singapore Breakfast Tradition
Call no.: SING 338.76164795 KOH
Starting from a humble coffee stall in in the 1940s, Ya Kun has become a household name in Singapore. Find out how Adrin Loi, son of the founder, has taken the business further, expanding overseas with more than 50 outlets in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Cambodia and Myanmar.
Coffee Gives Me Superpowers: An Illustrated Book About the Most Awesome Beverage on Earth
Call no.: English 641.3373 IWA
Inspired by the popular website “I Love Coffee” (en.ilovecoffee.jp), this fully illustrated book provides facts about coffee and caffeine, including the best time to drink coffee and coffee consumption trends in the workplace.
Coffee – Philosophy for Everyone: Grounds for Debate
Call no.: English 641.3373 COF
Joe : The Coffee Book
Call no.: English 641.3373 RUB
Fully illustrated, this beautiful and hip guide brings you into the community of speciality coffee, where coffee is not just about a drink, but also about philosophy and beliefs.
The Little Coffee Know-It-All : A Guide to Growing, Roasting and Brewing the World's Best Coffee, Uncompromising and Unapologetic
Call no.: English 641.3373 STE
If you think you know all about coffee, think again. With deeper history, techniques, science and tasting guides, get to know the what and whys of coffee in this fun book to know it all.
The Starbucks Story : How the Brand Changed the World
Did you know the name “Starbucks” came from a character in Moby Dick? Find out how this coffee brand with a Seattle fish market origin has become a global presence today.
This book was originally published in 2004 as 'My Sister's a Barista: How They Made Starbucks a Home Away From Home'.
Call no.: English 641.33730952 TOK
Explore the cafes of Tokyo from Shibuya to Kagurazaka in this second edition of Tokyo Café, before you embark on a café hunting trip in Tokyo for that cuppa that speaks to you.
The World Atlas of Coffee : From Beans to Brewing – Coffees Explored, Explained and Enjoyed
Call no.: English 641.3373 HOF
Charting the coffee production of over 35 countries, champion barista and coffee roaster James Hoffmann examines the key factors that influence the taste of coffee, from where the beans come from to how they are brewed.
The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee : Growing, Roasting, and Drinking, with Recipes
Call no.: English 641.3373 FRE
One of America’s most celebrated roasters, James Freeman coaches you in the choosing, brewing and enjoyment of the new breed of artisan coffees at home. It comes with over 30 inventive recipes and a step-by-step guide on roasting and cupping.
Coffee Nerd : How to Have Your Coffee and Drink It Too
Call no.: English 641.3373 BRO
Be a coffee nerd and navigate through the world of coffee. From brewing equipment to recipes and techniques for home-brewing, discover new coffee possibilities.
Coffee : The Home Barista's Guide to Making the Perfect Cup
Call no. English 641.3373 BAN
What can be more satisfying than a well-made and aromatic cup of coffee? This guide book explores all aspects of coffee from the industry and range of beans, to equipment and how to make the best-known coffee at home.
The Curious Barista's Guide to Coffee
Call no.: English 641.877 STE -[COO]
顶级咖啡师的极致追求. 自家焙煎篇 = Super Barista Book
Call no.: Chinese 641.6373 NAG -[COO]
花式咖啡拉花制作大全 = Latte Art
Call no.: Chinese 641.877 LAT -[COO]
Brokenomics : 50 Ways to Live the Dream on a Dime
Call no.: English 332.024 GAC -[BIZ]
Death, Taxes, and a Skinny No-Whip Latte
Call no.: English KEL -[MY]
Espresso for Your Spirit: Hope and Humor for Pooped-Out Parents
Eva, Kopi and Matcha
Call no.: SING 741.595957 NEO
In this humorous book of daily musings, Eva compares the cultural differences between Singapore and Japan through a series of comic narratives of life in the two countries.
How to Predict the Weather with a Cup of Coffee : And Other Techniques for Surviving the 9-to-5 Jungle
Call no.: English 646.7 COL
Author Matthew Cole’s humorous take on the little tricks and solutions of old, using the laws of science, nature and human behavior, will make life more interesting for your daily routine.
On What Grounds
The first book of Cleo Coyle’s popular Coffeehouse Mystery Series, the series features Carolyn Cosi, manager of Village Blend, a landmark coffeehouse in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Comes with recipes!
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Looking to pair your morning brew with some music sampling? Explore our online archive of digitised Singapore music where you can find music ranging from classical and jazz to xinyao and pop. Find out more at http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/music.
Kong Leng Foong
The information in this resource guide is valid as at July 2017 and correct as far as we are able to ascertain from our sources. It is not intended to be an exhaustive or complete listing on the subject. Please contact the Library for further reading materials on the topic.
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