Science

Why make sourdough at home
Recipes, Science

Why make sourdough at home?

Why make Sourdough at home? Have you ever thought – why make sourdough at home? Have you ever tried to make it? I was one of those people who started baking bread like crazy due to the pandemic, because I actually didn’t go out of my house for three months. I’m not kidding. Not even […]

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Recipes, Science

Fall porcini are on the table!

September is here, finally some rain has come, and we can be excited about the mushroom season getting in full bloom! So the fall porcini are on the table! You may also know these fantastic mushrooms as ceps or Boletus edulis. I don’t know about you, but I have always loved mushrooms. But I must […]

Food stories, Science

How do people who cook every day do it?

Obesity is one of the biggest health issues nowadays. It can lead to metabolic syndrome, diabetes, heart disease. High blood sugar, high cholesterol, frequent tiredness that can come from bad dietary habits. Frequent fasting, frequent dieting are not answers to a healthy durable life either. So what to do? The answer from many MDs is […]

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Coffee and wine

What is so common between coffee and wine? Once you get to know these two beverages more, you will be surprised how very similar they are in so many aspects. It is true however that coffee still doesn’t get enough hype as wine does.

Science

Fermentation. What is this beast?

Fermentation and fermented products, like sourdough bread, yoghurt, kimchi, sauerkraut have become quite fashionable in the past years for their ability to improve the health of our gut microbiota, but this kind of preparation is nothing new really, even if it is a new diet and gastronomy fad today. I have been eating fermented pickles […]

The fascinating world of tea
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The fascinating world of tea

I just had the opportunity to come to the UK Tea Academy, thanks to Canton Tea, to do the Level 1 Tea Champion course. Two days of intensive tea training, and I’m absolutely stunned. The tea world is so rich, so full of culture and flavour! The course gives you the basic knowledge of all […]