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Bergamot - What actually is it? Bergamot - What actually is it?
  • By Angie
  • 27 Jul, 2020

Bergamot is a fragrant floral citrus fruit, which comes as a surprise to many! Most people’s exposure to bergamot is from earl grey tea and this gives rise to the common misconception that bergamot is a flower.

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Furikake - the ultimate flavouring? Furikake - the ultimate flavouring?
  • By Angie
  • 28 May, 2020

Furikake in Japanese has come to simply mean ‘sprinkle’. It’s most often made with sesame seeds, seaweed and dried fish however there are variations like gomashio that are vegan friendly.

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Yuzu is Everything! Yuzu is Everything!
  • By Angie
  • 20 May, 2020

A phrase uttered by anyone addicted to the flavour of this complex citrus fruit. Yuzu is a small japanese variety of citrus that taste a little like a cross between a mandarin and lime.

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What Is a Shrub Anyway? What Is a Shrub Anyway?
  • By Angie
  • 29 Apr, 2020

A shrub is a vinegar based cordial or ‘drinking vinegar’. While it’s become popular in the modern cocktail bar, it’s certainly a drink of yesteryear.

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