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Mild ale The term mild originally meant young beer or ale as opposed to "stale" aged beer or ale with its resulting "tang". In more recent times it has been interpreted as denoting "mildly hopped". Once sold in every pub, mild experienced a sharp decline in popularity after the 1960s and was in danger of completely disappearing. roasted pear and chocolate chunk scones One of the saddest things you should probably know about me is that I’m a terrible host. I don’t mean to be; in my head, I’m the kind of person who would find out you were coming over, quickly gather some wildflowers from the side of the road, put them in an old Mason jar, pour-over some coffee from a local roaster, steam cream from an upstate dairy in a spouted glass and pull out something warm and enticing from the oven right as you arrived. In my head, I understand that none of these things are terribly difficult to pull off. In reality, were you to come over right now, you’d find a plate of pears (one with a toddler mouth-sized bite removed) and mostly-empty jar of something delicious, but alas, too delicious to have lasted until you arrived, on the table, a colossal explosion of wooden train tracks and fire station parts all over the carpet and a fireman in a time out (“What did he do?” I asked.

Bitter (beer) A glass of bitter Bitter belongs to the pale ale style and can have a great variety of strength, flavour and appearance from dark amber to a golden summer ale. It can go under 3% abv - known as Boys Bitter - and as high as 7% with premium or strong bitters. The colour may be controlled by the addition of caramel colour.[2] Sweet Paul Guys... this giveaway is for these lovely and charming spice dishes from Designlump in Montreal! The set of four dishes will go to one lucky winner! Description: Spice dish (4 QTY). These sea blue porcelain dishes are great for spices, hors d’oeuvre, rings, paper clips, bobby pins... Each dish is slip cast and carefully pinched on the edge, each one of them is unique but sits well along others. They measure approx. diam. 3-1/4" x 3/4" H (diam. 8.3 x 1.9cm H).

Beer style Beer style is a term used to differentiate and categorize beers by factors such as colour, flavour, strength, ingredients, production method, recipe, history, or origin. The study of what constitutes a beer's style may involve provenance,[3] local tradition,[4] ingredients,[5] and/or empirical impression, which is conventionally broken down into several elements; typically - aroma, appearance, flavour and mouthfeel.[6] The flavour may include the degree of bitterness of a beer due to bittering agents such as hops, roasted barley, or herbs; and the sweetness from the sugar present in the beer. Types Yeasts that ferment at warmer temperatures, usually between 60 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit, form a layer of foam on the surface of the fermenting beer, which is why they are referred to as top-fermenting yeasts. History of beer styles

Just a cake A cake with a little ganache. Or maybe a little too much. Nope. Not possible. Not sure there’s such a thing as too much ganache. Japanese cuisine Japanese cuisine is the food—ingredients, preparation and way of eating—of Japan. The traditional food of Japan is based on rice with miso soup and other dishes, each in its own utensil, with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients. The side dishes often consist of fish, pickled vegetables, and vegetables cooked in broth. Fish is common in the traditional cuisine. It is often grilled, but it may also be served raw as sashimi or in sushi. Seafood and vegetables are also deep-fried in a light batter as tempura.

Greek cuisine Traditional Greek taverna, integral part of Greek culture and cuisine. History[edit] Fresh fish, one of the favourite dishes of the Greeks; platter with red figures, c. 350–325 BC, Louvre. Greek cuisine has a long tradition and its flavors change with the season and its geography.[2] Greek cookery, historically a forerunner of Western cuisine, spread its culinary influence - via ancient Rome - throughout Europe and beyond.[3] It has influences from the different people's cuisine the Greeks have interacted with over the centuries, as evidenced by several types of sweets and cooked foods.

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