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passtimechef
TYPE: Flavoured Milk
English Tea

English Tea

ORIGIN OF THE ENGLISH TEA Since the eighteenth century, the United Kingdom has been one of the world's greatest tea consumers, with an average annual per capita tea supply of 1.9 kg (4.18 lbs). The British Empire was instrumental in spreading tea from China to India; British interests controlled tea production in the subcontinent. Tea, which was an upper-class drink in continental Europe, became the infusion of every social class in Great Britain throughout the course of the eighteenth century and has remained so. Tea is a prominent feature of British culture and society. In both the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, the drinking of tea is so varied that it is quite hard to generalise. While it is usually served with milk...

passioncook
TYPE: Flavoured Milk
Croatian Coffee

Croatian Coffee

INTRODUCING THE CROATIAN COFFEE Croatians love their coffee. Forget a café on every corner—here, entire streets are lined with café bars. Coffee-drinkers fill the bars, looking—and no doubt feeling—at home. They sip their coffee, with or without a cigarette; on their own, or with friends. It doesn’t matter if they have company; it’s a pleasure enjoyed either way. Coffee culture in Croatia is distinctive. It’s not Italian, it’s not Turkish, and it’s not even Austro-Hungarian. Instead, it’s an eclectic mixture of all three. So how did that happen? The Ottomans had a long history of trying to conquer the region, going back to 1443. In fact, they spent over 100 years fighting the predecessors of modern Croatia. These numerous attempts...

foodie4ever
TYPE: Flavoured Milk
Belgian Hot Chocolate

Belgian Hot Chocolate

INTRODUCING BELGIAN HOT CHOCOLATE The Belgian hot chocolate is a typical Belgian beverage. This drink is a very famous winter drink. It did not take much time for this beverage to capture the global culinary market. The Belgian hot chocolate is a very soothing drink that happens to release a lot of ‘happy hormones’ in the body. This function of the Belgian hot chocolate makes it a mood elevating beverage. Many may prefer to add marshmallows to their hot chocolates. However, this addition does not make the hot chocolate Belgian. What makes the hot chocolate Belgian is to make use of bitter chocolate or any other exquisite Belgian chocolates. It is best when this drink is served hot with a good milk foam and chocolate sprinkles. This i...

namrathareddy49-fb
TYPE: Flavoured Milk
Cafe au Lait

Cafe au Lait

INTRODUCING CAFÉ AU LAIT In France, equal parts of steamed milk and strong hot coffee are combined to make the perfect mellow beverage known as a café au lait. Prepare this easy recipe at home and serve it at a traditional French breakfast with flaky croissants or as an after-brunch coffee with a single square of dark chocolate. Your guests will think they've been transported to a sidewalk café in Paris. This recipe makes one serving but the proportions can be increased for multiple cups of this gentle pick-me-up. In Spain, this identical drink is known as cafe con leche, while Germans call it milchkaffee. Vegans need not feel left out of this cafe au lait recipe. For those who like to eat their coffee for dessert, don't miss this ca...

passtimechef
TYPE: Mocktails
Tags: National
Croatian Mojo Mocktail

Croatian Mojo Mocktail

INTRODUCING THE CROATIAN MOJO MOCKTAIL The Mojo Mocktail is a typical Croatian beverage. This beverage or drink does not contain any percentage of alcohol. It is completely free of any alcoholic and is very safe to be served to children as well. This mocktail is very healthy. The cherries are a great source of iron, probiotic components and citrus. Also, the addition of the cherry juice adds a wonderful pinkish red in colour. It is best to serve this Croatian mojo mocktail with a generous addition of mint. The combination of mint, cherries, lime and thyme is definitely a food marriage made in heaven. The herbs add a different level of freshness to the healthy drink. You can always experiment with it and add in your flavour prefe...

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