Rosella aka Hibiscus

Many of us in western countries know Hibiscus as a dry, dark burgundy red colour flower. But in Asia & West Africa this same species of wild flower is known as Rosella. I fell in love with hibiscus whilst I was learning about the Caribbean drinking culture and came across sorrell, a non-alcoholic beverage made…

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Cinco de Mayo

Today is the 5th of May, aka Cinco de Mayo in spanish. Today is the day where celebrating Mexican-American culture is on the forefronts of our minds.  But, do you know, why this date is so important for Mexico? Many of us confuse this day with Mexican Independence Day held on 16th September, in fact…

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