You may have heard of nitro coffee and wondered what it is. Does it have nitrogen? Here is more on what nitro coffee is and how nitrogen is infused in coffee.

 

The pie is ubiquitous in every culture, whether it’s sweet or savoury, large or small, open or closed, enclosing a filling with some kind of pastry or dough is a classic form of cooking and baking. The history of the pie is as rich as the cheesy mince pie below. Make everyday pie day with this easy and tasty mince and cheese pie, made with puff pastry.

 
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Temperance drinks have come back in vogue and they have sugar and alcohol-free cordials to thank.

 

The statistics are in and the big winner is anyone who happens to market vodka–especially gay vodka. With gay men, a whopping 45% of those surveyed drink it. (With straight men, it’s only 26%.)

 
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Need a drink to cool down with during a heatwave? This watermelon and mint lemonade is everything you need for hot weather. Reach for a jug and mix up this alcohol-free drink when you need to cool down.

 

National Pie Day – celebrated every year on January 23 – was started in the mid-’70s by Charlie Papazian, a nuclear engineer from Colorado in the US, who had such a passion for pies that he decided to celebrate the pleasurable pastry with its own day and chose his birth date on which to do it!

 
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Like many young people who have been sheltering in place for the past two years due to the ongoing pandemic, I’ve been trying to cut down on my drinking. However, quitting cold turkey isn’t appealing to me — I still like to enjoy the occasional cocktail when I’m with my friends. And when I spend hours making a complicated recipe for my boyfriend and me to enjoy, I like to pop open a bottle of wine to pair with it. But lately, the hangovers, however slight, have left me in search of something that gives me the feeling and ritual of enjoying a nice Pinot Noir without the headache.

 

Think you know everything there is to know about everyone’s favourite movie snack? Think again! We bring you 10 useless yet useful popcorn facts that will pop your brain into another dimension.

 

Cheese and bacon make the heart beat faster, no doubt! Not necessarily in a healthy way, but hey, everyone deserves a cheat day every now and again, right?

 

It turns out that humans have been munching on popcorn for much longer than previously thought. Scientists have uncovered fossilized cobs indicating that people in northeastern Peru were popping kernels as early as 4,700 B.C. — about 1,000 years earlier than previous evidence suggested. That precedes Orville Redenbacher by more than 6,500 years) But popcorn is not the only contemporary food with origins in the ancient world. Here are five other favorite foods with ancient origins.