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we hope you will find it fun, easy, and interesting to read! 



Tea Around the World

http://sweetoothdesigntea.blogspot.com/p/tea-introduction.html Tea is by far the second most consumed beverage in the world. (first is water) Not only most restaurants and coffee shops serve tea, it almost became a trend to see newly opened tea shops around the corner everywhere in the city.

There are too many tea recipes that you can find on the internet today; however, traditional tea recipes always have their own unique ingredients and teaware associate with their origin. For example, tea in Tibet is made with salt and butter. In Russia and many European and Middle East countries, it is common to make tea with a set of teaware called samovar. In the next few weeks, our team will investigate these unique tea recipes and their history behind it.






Derived from the Dutch word "koekje," (which means little cake) the term, cookie, firstly appear on print in 1703. However documented manuscripts show that cookie making already has over 10 centuries of history. Cookies were used to be the essential food for travelers and army like the Ancient Roman Legion. Today, cookies become sweet snack and principal ingredient of many desserts. Let's discover the origin of our today's most famous cookies!



INTRODUCTION OF PASTRY

Pastry actually has a very long history, as early as 10,000 years ago from the Ancient Mediterranean, which later branch out to the Greek and Phoenician colonization in the 800 BCE. Although today we might think pastry making requires many tools and technique, the ancient civilization had developed their food culture through surrounded resources available and unique method of baking sweet food.


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