Brits – The Tamarind Heads

Recently on a business trip to Bali I was introduced to a pod with an interesting shape, weird in texture but with a surprisingly fruity, sweet and sour flavour. This fascinating sticky, fleshy and juicy pod came from the tamarind tree. It has been said that people either love it or hate it. Have you…

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Physalis – The Inca Berry

During our last event we used gooseberry as a garnish and through several conversations with our guests, I was asked the question; how else can it be used? I have always thought of physalis as a relative to gooseberry but during a little digging I found more interesting information about it. The fruit is small…

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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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