And What About Espresso?

And What About Espresso?

Names like café crème, machiatto, and cortado roll easily off our tongues when we are in desperate need of a dose of energizing caffeine, but what has happened to simple, old-fashioned Italian espresso? Has the pure taste of a perfectly brewed straight short black shot, topped with a foamy layer of aromatic crema, really become […]

How to Drink: Whisky

How to Drink: Whisky

Beyond the soaring stone walls of the historic Edinburgh Castle and the Scottish hunger for haggis, never more evident than during Burns Night celebrations, there is something else which forms a large part of Scotland’s cultural identity: Scotch whisky. The first records of whisky distillation in Scotland date back to 1494 and it was originally used […]

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