January is a time for many things, cleaning the fridge, putting the heating on full blast, attempting Dry January until around the 17th day of the month and, of course, Veganuary! We’re big believers in the fact that if you feel deep down you want to do something for the greater good, you should certainly give it a go. Going vegan isn’t difficult, nor is it a tasteless, lettuce based diet as some naively predict. Going vegan can be exciting, full of flavour and will leave you feeling like you’re making positive changes in your life and to the world […]
Over 100 Years of Pyrex
So how much do you know about the company Pyrex and its iconic glassware? We’re guessing not all that much, apart from that it’s highly useful and you’ve probably got a dish or jug or two in your kitchen. Well, it’s actually a company that is now over 100 years old, since it was born in 1915. That was when they first started manufacturing their signature clear, low-thermal-expansion borosilicate glass. It was intended to be used for laboratory glassware and kitchenware and unlike a lot of things that were invented many years ago, it’s actually still used for its intended purpose. […]
Have You Tried Pierogi Yet?
You may not have heard of it before but pierogi is a tasty doughy dumpling, stuffed with various fillings and cooked in boiling water. It’s a dish that originates in central Europe (Poland in particular) and is a wildy popular dish at authentic Polish restaurants (both in Poland and further afield). The classic filling is a cheese and potato one, which usually comes served in a brown butter sauce. And while it may sound like a completely new dish to you, the chances are that you’ve had some of the other countries take on the dish before. Ravioli and tortellini […]