Tag Archives: Drink

Trieste and Napoli (Nespresso)

Arty design on the capsules

Trieste and Napoli capsules

Apologies for another coffee related post, but I am really into it at the moment. Whilst my other posts have focused on my Gaggia coffee maker I do have another a Nespresso Pixie which lives in my office. Hardly artisan coffee, but you know what? I really like it.

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Postal Treats (micropost)

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New Deliveries

Just a quick post from my phone about some new things that have arrived in the post. Expect full reviews in due time.

Yotam Ottolenghi’s Jerusalem – I love Plenty, so I am really excited about this.
Next the box of treats from CoffeeHit.

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Experiments in Coffee

New Coffee Grinder

New Coffee Grinder

I have always been a massive coffee fan, and a bit of a fanatic. So mix that with my scientific background and you get obsessive about these things. Something I have been meaning to get into is grinding my own beans, so at Christmas I bought a grinder and have been experimenting ever since. Here are some of the results.

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Tea Flower

Claire is back from California and brought home a little something. A bag of tea flowers. Now I know these are available in the UK, but we had never thought to buy them, and Claire was so taken by the tea shop she had to buy them. The shop in question is Teavana and the flowers in question are Peach Momotara which is a peach scented mixture of chrysanthemums and jasmine flowers based around a white tea.

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New Whisky – Stronachie

Dave from my lab spent last week up in Scotland visiting family, as a fellow whisky drinker I set him a challenge of bringing me back a bottle. Something that I wouldn’t have heard of before, and boy did he rise to the challenge.

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