7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Chinese Cuisine
As we gear up for Adam Liaw's most incredible and inspiring Destination Flavour adventure yet, we uncover a few highlights and whoa delights from one of the most influential cuisines known to human
Why beer tastes bad on a plane
If you travel a lot and you love beer, then you will understand the frustration: beer on planes is terrible.While airlines put all this thought and effort into their food and have on-staff sommeli
The plastic straw was invented by the Sumerians for drinking beer
As sophisticated as ancient brewing practices were, there was still a chance for sediment to end up in a drinker's pint, so Sumerians, Babylonians, and Egyptians were known to drink beer with straws m
Why don’t all beer bottles have screw caps?
The main reason breweries don’t use twist-offs is because they’re not as reliable a seal. Screw caps don’t create as airtight of a closure, allowing more oxygen permeation. Oxygen is the enemy
Why Does Tequila Make You Drunk?
Okay, let's cut to the chase. I don't think I've ever met someone that doesn't think tequila makes you crazy drunk.But according to science, it's not the tequila. Alcohol is just alcohol, and what
The History Of Sangria
Whether served by the glass in a punch bowl, Sangria is well known for it fruity and zesty flavours. The best part about sangria? It's a versatile drink that can be enjoyed during the heat of summer o
Can you distill vodka from honey?
Vodka, we’re told, is flavorless. It’s wheat, rice, potatoes, corn, rye, sorghum, or any number of other plant rich in starch or sugar, which is distilled into alcohol. That alcohol is then distil
The difference between barrel-aged, bottle-aged and steel-aged cocktails
Aging alcohol is nothing new, but have you ever heard off or tried an aged cocktail? Now, just hold on a minute! If you think we are talking about those sweet bottled mojitos that you find at your lo
Coffee’s magical powers were first realized through the majesty of crazy goats
ccording to legend, Ethiopian shepherds first realized the profound caffeinating effects of coffee when they noticed their goats started “dancing” after eating coffee berries.
Was Coca-Cola actually invented in Spain?
The origin of the first-ever Coca-Cola recipe is in question.Records show that Coca-Cola was invented in 1886 in Columbus, Georgia, by former Confederate Colonel John Pemberton, who intended to cr