There is no real evidence to show exactly when, or how it was first discovered that a stimulating brew could be made from the coffee bean (seed). The stories remain as Middle Eastern legends and myths. The most popular legend tells about an Ethiopian goat herder from the province of Kaffa who was amazed by the lively behaviour of his goats after they had chewed red coffee berries. Continue reading…
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On Sunday June 8th, nearly 15,000 participants walked together across 59 Canadian communities raising funds towards a future without Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The GUTSY WALK, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s largest single day fundraiser raised $3,004,624 to advance medical research Continue reading…
If I had a name like Rosie Fernandez
I would wear gardenias and orchids
in my hair.
I would buy some hot sauce
called “Jump up and kiss me.” Continue reading…
Nothing says Ho-Ho-Ho quite like eggnog. The second most important beverage after coffee, eggnog has evolved from acquired holiday beverage to test-kitchen subject. And if you’re still ringing in the new year, here are a few ideas on how to remake the holiday classic.
Don’t say the words ‘wine rack’ around Jamie Kasza, if you know what’s good for you. That dated, clunky wine cage of the past could not be further from STACT’s intuitive, vino-vertical design. Kasza, founder of STACT, saw a solution to a common problem for wine connoisseurs living in spatially-challenging homes.