Author(s): Matthew Hawke & Niki Grennell
Armed only with a list of recommended cafés, Mathew Hawke and Niki Grennell set off on a three-month odyssey to visit and sample the coffee culture of character cafés the length and breadth of New Zealand.
Illustrated throughout with colour photographs and a lively text design, this book can be dipped into at random or read as a journey from one café to the next. Particularly good food options are noted, and recipes of signature dishes from cafés are included. Travel notes and text breakouts identify scenic attractions and highlights for both children and adults along the way. Footsteps graphics follow the authors’ route on the New Zealand café map, and there’s plenty of information about New Zealand’s coffee history and an explanation why there are so many different roasts available in this country.
Matthew Hawke and Niki Grennell wrote and self-published Espresso Escape, a successful book about the best cafes in Auckland.
Niki has worked in the tourism business in New Zealand, managing cafes and travelling the country.
Matthew is a writer with an impressive knowledge of coffee, and he has visited many cafes across the world.