The Danes may do all things hygge to get through long, winter days, but we don’t have to wait for the colder months to start bringing in hygge at home. In fact, hygge can be enjoyed all year round.
Banana is a special fruit that can be used in more than one way. You can enjoy it as is for a quick healthy snack, coat it in batter to make crisp fritters, or mix it with dulce de leche and cream for a decadent banoffee pie. And when bananas start turning brown on your kitchen counter, there’s an even longer list of recipes to put them to good use. Of course, banana bread easily tops that list. (more…)
Read on to get that elusive silky foam topping your Cappuccino.
Your new coffee machine is producing the perfect crema and a rich espresso so you know have your grind just right. But if you are topping your cappuccino with flat foam, a massive milk bubble or a stiff meringue you are doing it wrong. Follow these tips to make the perfect microfoam that pours out like sauce and has a rich, sweet taste. To prepare your espresso, go to our Coffee Machine Use and Care guide.
It’s hard to believe that our ancestors were pretty happy with making their coffee through an old sock, until someone had the bright idea of attaching a screen to a rod and pressing it into the pot of boiled coffee beans. Finally the plunger was born, brought into our homes by Michael Caine in The Ipcress File back in the ‘60’s.