2017-11-14

Coffee domination

World of stereotype pictures and visualization about British people drinking mostly tea could be over soon. Numbers about coffee, the next dame of not just this country but the world, are telling a different story. Just a random peek down any of your local streets will tell you a lot about coffee addiction. We may even say that the culture of drinking instant coffees and nation of coffee lovers is becoming all science and geek thing. You will even hear it is becoming a thing of lifestyle.

Modern age perfect follower

As shown, coffee makes it easy to manage time passing, throughout all history, it found its place in almost every culture. Not just that, it’s rise was incredible at certain moments. With digital age coming, including the realm of lap tops, tablets, mobile phones where workers managed to get away from office desk while working, coffee kingdom just cemented even more. Installing wifi service in cafes, they became one of the central places for socialization and business. Britain has today one of the most dynamic coffee cultures in the world.

Endless coffee patterns

With rapid evolution and economic changes coffee also changed its shapes connected to the geographic location. Starting from Italy where short black is favored, over to the Americans and their culture of filter coffee and today’s most popular coffee drinks with milk and other additions. Preparation of coffee drinks became an outstanding procedure with huge attention from starting bean stage to a finished art of aftertaste. And it’s agility to respond to consumer trends is incredible.

Coffee newcomer

Usually, beginners in coffee culture are wondering about all this craving, but the moment they come in contact with a well-trained barista they don’t need any more explanations. Primary thing in all is to find a good flavor and start simple with some long black or flat white coffee. Today this wheel of flavors is huge, and opinion is that for every person in the world there is a just right kind of flavor.

Current and future market trends

With over two billion cups of coffee sold per year and purchased by coffee shop visitors, UK has become a nation of coffee drinkers. Knowledge and wide range choice are on the highest level possible, and desire for best premium coffee is greater than ever. This desire is answered by huge numbers of coffee making chains which contain industry points, coffee shops, markets and many other connected parts of the coffee kingdom.

It is just incredible but the fact is that coffee shops could outnumber pubs by 2030.

Britain’s appetite for coffee is in constant rising. Just mentioning names like Costa, Starbucks and Caffe Nero tells a lot about Britain embracing coffee chain culture. As the drink itself is so energetic market has to carry this energy to the consumer in a proper way, and it seems it is working well so far. The conclusion above all is that the only surface is touched here and the real-time for coffee domination is yet to come.

2017-10-04

The Most Popular UK Dishes

Delicious-Dishes

Sunday roast

This one is very popular. It is considered to be a family dish, traditionally eaten on a Sunday, but you should try it whenever you can. You can choose various types of meat such as lamb, beef, chicken or pork. Whatever you choose, you will love it.

Fish and chips

Fish-And-Chips

This one is a British classic. Battered Fish with delicious chips that is sure to fill you up. Depending on your location in the country, there are different traditional sides that you should definitely try.

Puddings

The UK does pudding very well. Pudding is a traditional sweet, with many different flavours. There’s something for everyone . After a good lunch or dinner, you can try some pudding. We know you will like it – the diet starts tomorrow.

English pies

English-Pie

This is also an after or a sweet that you should avoid if you are on a diet. We’re firm believers in eating good food, so we would always reccomend indulging in a slice!

Haggis

This is a traditional Scottish dish. The ingredients sometimes put people off, but if you’re brave enough to try it, you’ll see that it tastes great!

British cheese

The most famous types of English cheese are Cheddar and Stilton. If you are a fan of cheese, you should try them out. They are very delicious, and can usually be found on a cheese board on most dessert menus.

Full English breakfast

Full-English-Breakfast

This is one of those breakfasts that you know will keep you full at least for a half day. Traditionally eaten before a big day (or after a big night!), a Full English Breakfast consists of any combination of egg, bacon, sausage, black pudding, tomatoes, mushrooms, baked beans and toast. If you’re not full after all that, we’ll be surprised!

British banger

This is another word for a sausage. British sausages are made from raw seasoned meat and then fried or baked before eating. We usually eat it with mashed potatoes, vegetables and plenty of onion gravy!

Sandwich

The humble sandwich was invented by the Earl of Sandwich whilst he was playing cards in a pub! It’s since become a staple of British lunchtimes – it’s the easiest and the most convenient dish you can eat.

2017-10-04

Everything You Need To Know About Food In The UK

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If you are a tourist or you just live here, you should know that you can visit many places out here in the UK. If you like a good dish, you should know that you can try out some of the very best that is served in this country. If you are a fan of a more traditional cooking, then you should try some of the UK restaurants that serve good specialties. Even if you are a fan of Indian or Chinese food, you can combine it with good drinks and have a unique dish that will create a heaven for your tastebuds. If you need any help, you can always come to us but let’s say you want to explore on your own. You could always ask for help and be sure that people will help you.

What to get?

Traditional-FoodThis is a tough question. You can eat everything you like, but we still recommend trying some of the more traditional food. After all, you can eat all those classics anywhere in the world, but the traditional food can only be found in the native country. We mean the real traditional food. The UK is full of restaurants that you can eat a good and tasty food, and you don’t have to pay a lot. Of course, don’t expect to buy extremely cheap food that tastes good. If you want to have a normal dish, you might want to visit some of the restaurants. You can find some most interesting things that you never knew they existed. If you think that you will not like traditional food, you should always ask someone, and they will help you out.

The prices

RestaurantsOften, you get what you pay for. Although you don’t have to pay a large amount of money to have a good breakfast or dinner, the cheapest food isn’t always the best. Visit local pubs and markets to find a reasonably priced meal that’s authentic and delicious.

2017-10-04

History Of Coffee

Story

Although coffee may have existed longer than anyone knows, the first written reference to coffee did not emerge until 1671 AD. The writing tells the story of Kaldi, an Ethiopian farmer and goat herder who found and tried the fruit from a coffee plant. However, the story of Kaldi is steeped deeply in myth and legend.

CofeeNo one knows for a certainty that the story of Kaldi is true. Supposedly, Kaldi noticed that when his goats ate the berries from a particular bush, they became much more active than usual. Wanting to see if the coffee berries had the same effect on him, Kaldi picked some coffee berries and chewed them whole. Afterwards, Kaldi discovered that like the goats, he felt much more vibrant and energetic. Because he wanted to spread the tasty secret of the coffee berries, Kaldi took some berries to a local Islamic holy man. Although Kaldi loved the feeling the berries gave him, the holy man disapproved the altered state that the coffee created. To express his disgust, the holy man tossed the berries into a fire. To his surprise, the coffee berries in the fire created a pleasant, irresistible aroma. The roasted berries were raked from the fire, ground, and dunked into hot water. Thus, the first cup of coffee was created.

However, the 15th century presents the most credible evidence of the first coffee drinkers. Arabian Sufis drank coffee to keep themselves awake during late devotions. In 1554, the first coffeehouse opened in Istanbul. Unfortunately, coffee drinking presented controversy to many residents who feared that coffee was too stimulating.

Coffee-AromaIn the 16th century, trade brought coffee from Africa to Europe.  Coffee was expensive, so only the wealthy could indulge in the habit of drinking the beverage. Soon after the coffee bean arrived from Africa, French royalty began enjoying the beverage. In 1683, the first coffeehouse opened in Vienna, Austria. However, the Dutch were the first to obtain live coffee bushes. In Amsterdam, the coffee bushes were planted in botanical gardens, where they began to thrive.

As you can see, coffee plays a vital part in our lives, and that is why we need to know some basic things about it. The health benefits of coffee are extensive, and it is a good idea to drink it. Don’t drink it too much because moderation is key!