ELEVEN STEPS TO A BETTER CUP OF C0FFEE…

AFTERNOON TEA 4 TWO - FOOD & LIFESTYLE BLOG...

If you are like most coffee drinkers, you probably think you are already getting an awesome cup of coffee. However, odds are that you can probably still improve the quality by following these eleven steps:

1. Use Quality Coffee Beans

Stay out of the grocery stores! OK that is a serious statement, but seriously do not buy coffee beans at the grocery store. No one knows when it was roasted and that is a critical, key point in coffee freshness. These beans are known for being stale, whether they are in the gravity bins (especially stale!) or bagged (usually stale!). No one really knows how long the beans have been in the bins or bags. Buy your coffee from an area independent coffee shop or artisan coffee roaster that can verify the roasting date. This is the only way to know you are buying freshly roasted coffee beans of gourmet…

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12 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD READ THROUGH THE VILLAGE KITCHEN POSTS FOR SEPTEMBER… — THE VILLAGE KITCHEN

Well, Autumn has finally crept up on us with a bang and although we’ve had a rough ride over the last few weeks we got through it all in the end. We hope you enjoyed our blog posts for September. If you missed any then you can soon catch up here. We kicked off September […]

12 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD READ THROUGH THE VILLAGE KITCHEN POSTS FOR SEPTEMBER… — THE VILLAGE KITCHEN

NATIONAL ASPARAGUS DAY 23RD APRIL…

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National Asparagus Day is on 23rd April for all asparagus lovers to enjoy lots of different recipes which include asparagus.

The website British Asparagus are counting down the days to 23rd April.

Their site is full of recipes, how to cook asparagus, facts about asparagus, where to buy asparagus, how to grow asparagus, health facts about asparagus and videos on asparagus.

One fascinating fact is that ‘Asparagus is dubbed the Usain Blot of the vegetable world as British asparagus can grow up to 10cm in one day!’ (ooh must try and grow some).

On a healthy note, eating asparagus promotes healthy bacteria in the large intestine and can help reduce bloating.

St. George’s Day has also become synonymous with National Asparagus Day, as the date marks the start of the English Asparagus.

The British Asparagus Festival is normally held on this day but due to Covid-19 is not taking…

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