Doppelgängers: Coca-Cola vs Cappuccino

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Source: http://mentalfloss.com/article/48759/why-do-diet-coke-and-mentos-react

Has it ever occurred to you how much alike these two look? When you pour your Coke straight from the fridge in your glass, the lovely foam appears. 1cm of the perfect mountain top/cloudy bubbles/beaten whites. Is it a coffee or a Coke? Continue reading “Doppelgängers: Coca-Cola vs Cappuccino”

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Chicken or Egg, or Tiramisu?

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Image source: simply-delicious-food.com

When you think of the old debate – what was first, a chicken or an egg – it occurs me that it does not matter what was first. What really matters is that without either of the two (or both), we would have never had the best desserts in our culture. Think: Victorian sponge, Pan di Spagna, Crema Pasticcera, Tiramisu, cupcakes and muffins, brownies and meringues – all these bites of indulgence demand an EGG.  Continue reading “Chicken or Egg, or Tiramisu?”