I wrote this more than a year ago. Now I am posting it again for Fandango’s Friday Flashback 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 … Continue reading Friday Flashback–Pumpkin Spice Latte : Trending Now
Season 4 321 Quote Me Directory 321 Quote Me Created by A Guy Called Bloke Once a week, l will pick a random topic, post two quotes on that topic and tag 3 bloggers, who in turn will post 2 quotes on the topic and tag 3 bloggers of their own. Today’s topic is FOOD Guidelines: 3.2.1 Quote Me! Thank the Selector Thank you Rory … Continue reading 321 Quote Me – Food For Thought!
Exotic Food Series My first encounter with dragon fruit was during breakfast at a hotel in Bangkok. I was intrigued by these cubes of white fruit with evenly spaced little black seeds. Diffidently, i sampled this fruit that looked like small square dominoes. I was rewarded for my “bravery”– it tasted quite nice. The texture was semi-firm, more firm than a melon but less than … Continue reading Dragon Fruit
Diet is a four letter word That invariably spells trouble. When I see a dieter coming I am quick to take flight, Before I am forced To hear the virtues Of the Atkins Diet, The South Beach Diet, The Paleo Diet, Or the Keto Diet. Diets galore and Diets ad nauseum. When the simplest solution Is to eat less and exercise more. Written for … Continue reading With due apology to all dieters:
Overnight oats are the best breakfast option for busy people who want to eat healthy. They require almost no preparation and are a satisfying meal that you can pack with as many nutritious ingredients as you like. All you require is a Mason jar or deep cereal bowl that you can cover. Put in your oatmeal, whether white or wholegrain. Layer it with chopped fruit … Continue reading Overnight Oats
Yes, what do you keep in your Mason jar or jars? They are such a phenomenon nowadays that I am sure, like me, you have more than one. Why are Mason jars called Mason jars? Is it something to do with the Freemasons (always intriguing)? Is it something to do with stone masons? Do we even have stonemasons in the 21st century? This host … Continue reading WHAT’S IN YOUR MASON JAR ?
Blackberries are so very good for you and so delicious too ! They can be found in hedgerows and in fresh produce shops in many parts of the world these days. Even where blackberries are not native to the country they are widely available in the frozen fruit section of good suoermarkets. https://images.app.goo.gl/HNDmEpf2VPxeHLDT7 Here are some of the yummy and healthy ways you can … Continue reading Black berries —- so berry good for you
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
Does one really need a reason / occasion for having tea ? Not in my book. In my book, any time is tea time. Tea does, however, form a backdrop for many things in your life. Here are just some of them: 1. Celebration—cake and tea 2. Stress relief — to soothe frazzled nerves 3. Stimulation– to boost mental faculties during work or … Continue reading Reasons/Occasions for Tea