If you sprinkle the right thing on an ordinary dish, you can take it to the next level. A hum-drum, ho-hum dish can become remarkable. Multi-coloured sugar sprinkles, also called hundreds and thousands add to the visual appeal of ice cream and baked goods. How can you resist something that looks so pretty? Herbs, when you sprinkle them on food, take flavor … Continue reading Sprinkle
The beautiful pumpkin was a fitting end to an exquisite meal.
My compliments to the chef! Continue reading My compliments to the chef !
Pumpkin Spice Latte Coffee Chronicles — Part Four A series documenting the ongoing saga of mankind’s relationship with coffee. The pumpkin spice latte is trending now. You can see it in most lists of autumnal favourites. It is fast becoming as much of a seasonal culture icon as the pumpkin itself. Every October and November, pumpkins abound not just on grocer’s shelves but all over. … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Latte : Trending Now
Cooler weather can bring coughs, colds and sniffles. Your kitchen can provide natural cold remedies that can treat or help to prevent these . These hot drinks clear your nasal passages. They soothe scratchy throats. Your body needs more fluids when you are ill. These hot drinks keep you hydrated. Two to thrèe cups of any of these daily are extremely beneficial for colds as … Continue reading Cold Remedies From Your Kitchen
Smoothies come in all colours of the rainbow, all flavours in the world and can incorporate any ingredient under the sun. You can chuck just about any food into a smoothie as long as your blender or mixer can handle the texture. Dark coloured foods like strawberries, kiwifruit, spinach, beetroot, mango give lovely appetizing colours to smoothies. You can get the pickiest of picky eaters … Continue reading SMOOTHIES: Health In A Tall Glass
Ice cream, like fruit, is delicious enough to be enjoyed on its own as a dessert or snack. Yet ice cream, like fruit, can lend itself to many different combinations, recipes and serving suggestions. Baked Alaska is probably the most spectacular ice cream based dessert ever. It is a culinary feat as well as a lesson in Physics. It consists of ice cream covered with … Continue reading Fun Things To Do With Ice cream: Sundaes, Floats And More
Cold Brew Coffee: A New Trend Coffee Chronicles—Part Three— A series documenting the ongoing saga of mankind’s relationship with coffee. Cold brew coffee is the latest fad to hit the world of coffee. Over the years, coffee has experienced many innovations in taste and method. The types of coffee around the world have arisen from differences in taste and preference. The preference in recent … Continue reading Cold Brew Coffee: A New Trend
Cold Coffee Coffee Chronicles—Part Two— A series documenting the ongoing saga of mankind’s relationship with coffee. Cold coffee, Iced latte, Iced coffee, Frappe, Frappuccino, Iced cappuccino, Macchiato, Iced Americano, Café Freddo, Affogato, the variety of iced coffee beverages is bewildering. But first, picture this: Scenario 1 : You are sitting in your tiny cubicle at work. It is a hot, humid afternoon and the … Continue reading Cold Coffee
Watermelon is the most versatile of fruit and each part of it can be used. You can eat it on its own, or combine it with other fruit and vegetables to create a multitude of appetizing and healthful salads. You can drink it in smoothies, slush, or fruit water. It is used in facial scrubs and body washes. Even the seeds and rind are edible. Continue reading Five Important Reasons Why You Must Eat Watermelon This Summer
A Cake By Any Other Name would Still Be Cake The other day, four of us met at a friend’s house for tea. We had a whale of a time, remembering old adventures, planning new ventures, and of course, wolfing down the hi-tea spread. The highlight of the hi-tea was a lovely cake. It had a base of almond flour topped with a thick layer … Continue reading Exotic Cake Names: A Cake By Any Other Name…………. Part Two