The amazing health benefits of bitters

  • Post published:July 19, 2018

The use of bitters dates back to hundreds of years ago, where it was first used by monks for medicinal purposes. The popularity of bitters soon grew in Europe in the 1600s where they were used as appetite stimulators before a meal. It was only later in 1824 that Dr. Johann Gottlieb Benjamin Siegert created the world famous recipe of aromatic bitters for Angostura.

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Home-made coconut milk

  • Post published:November 3, 2017

Looking for cool new ways to use your juicer that doesn’t involve health drinks? Use it to make your own home-made coconut milk, and then use it make one of the divine recipes below for that tropical, nutty flavour we all know and love! 

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9 edible flowers for everyday cooking

  • Post published:October 20, 2017

We got together with Chef Alicia Gilliomee from the Capital Hotel School (link to your website) to learn more about using florals in everyday cooking, right in time for summer! Humans have been using florals since they were gatherers; collecting fragrant roots, leaves, seeds for spices and flowers to infuse into potions for medicinal purposes. Florals would also be used for the sheer enjoyment of their flavour, and because these natural beauties have always held some power of adornment.

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The big apples

  • Post published:September 22, 2017

You head into the fruit aisle and you see bags and bags of them. We thought we’d save you some time so that you can differentiate between the various types and choose the perfect apples for you.

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