Inspiration

Madeleines

Now that cooler days are coming, don’t you think that madeleines are a perfect match with a cup of tea? Several legends exist attached to the “invention” of the madeleines. They have tended to center around a female character named Madeleine who is meant to have been at the service of an important character in […]

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Sangria

Hot weather calls for fresh drinks. And Summer is perfect for so many types, from granitas to iced tea, to more sophisticated cocktails, chilled wine or the perfect Sangria. Sangria can be made out of any fruit and Summer season has plenty amazing ones to blend to your favourite wine. Red, white, sparkling, champagne. You […]

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Wagashi

Have you ever heard of the word “wagashi”? Wagashi is a name for traditional Japanese confectionary sweets usually served with tea. Wa means Japanese and gashi means snack or sweets. With the influence of Chinese tea and dim sum, wagashi began during the Edo period. Wagashi is a term that connects all sorts of sweets […]