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. ┬áBut, 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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