Wired have produced a short video explaining what is in a coffee ie. beyond coffee and water, what are the various elements in coffee and what do they actually do. Enjoy!
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If you’re going to misbehave, you might as well misbehave properly! While I might avoid certain types of food and try cooking (and eating) more fruit, vegetables and generally healthier food, I do like relish and chutney. Chutney and relish makes cheese so much better The Ballymaloe range of relishes are fantastic and, since I […]
I am fixated by coffee. If I don’t get my “fix” I’m not happy and not too functional. This is an addiction, though it’s one I am currently working on ie. reducing my overall daily caffeine intake. For now I have no intention of giving up coffee. I do, however, like to try different types […]
Eating healthily is important. If you’re going to snack between meals then it should, in theory, be something relatively healthy. Of course that’s easier to say than to do, so a service which makes that easier caught my attention. Graze offers a subscription service for people who want to snack on tasty treats that are […]
Good quality coffee is worth paying that little extra for. Unfortunately most Irish supermarkets don’t stock much beyond the mass produced coffees from the big brands, so I usually pick up “nice” coffee when I’m travelling. Luckily there are a growing number of specialised shops popping up in Irish towns and Carlow is no different. […]
I grew up on cheddar. If you’re Irish and over 30(ish) you probably know what I mean. It’s not as if other cheeses were readily available in Irish shops back in the 1970s when I was growing up. So you had cheddar or you had some other bland cheeses that weren’t exactly “exciting”. More exotic cheeses […]
I am not a vegetarian. I was a vegetarian briefly back in 1991 when I was sharing a house with a few vegetarians and my girlfriend at the time was vegetarian. I like meat. I love eating pretty much every type of meat imaginable, so the idea of me becoming vegetarian or vegan just wouldn’t […]