According to tradition, around AD 1000, an Ethiopian goatsman named Kaldi observed his herd becoming much more energetic after munching on the bright red berries of a certain bush – the coffee plant. He tried them himself and was the first person to get the energy buzz we’re all familiar with.
Tea is our national drink and without the tea bag preparing it would be a whole lot fiddlier. But how did this little invention come about ?
At its height there were 2,000 growers in Guernsey exporting nearly half a billion tomatoes every year. Today the industry is all but gone we look in this article at the rise and fall of a Guernsey legend.
The origins of one of the most famous world brands and something found on nearly every breakfast table.
Bring out your creative side – presentation is everything! …. Here’s a flexible and festive dish which can be used whenever
Jersey Royals have been grown on Jersey for over 130 years. But how did such a small place as Jersey become so renowned for a variety of potato ?
Home brewing apple cider is surprisingly easy. In this article we look at how you can use up all those spare apples from your garden that you might have every Autumn.
Guernsey Gâche (pronounced Gosh) is one of Guernsey’s definitive delicacies
So where and when did the magic begin? Thousands of years ago is the answer, in the ancient Maya and Aztec civilizations of Central America.
Try something adventurous during the winter months. A delicious Duth treat … Zuurkool (Sauerkraut)
Where, when and who invented Chewing gum ? Plus how did it become such a global phenomenon ?
Ormer is the local name for what are known worldwide as abalones and is found on Guernsey & Jersey shores. This casserole recipe has been around since at least 1673.
Why not try a new really scrummy winter treat from the ‘Dutch Masters’ … Olliebollen – Delicious Dutch traditional winter fayre.