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Molten Hot Chocolate

"I rose about 8 o'clock, having first rogered my wife. I read a little in my commonplace book. I said my prayers and drank chocolate for breakfast." William By...
olive leaf infusion

Olive Leaf Infusion – a New Discovery

“Iphitos, make not the fruit of an apple the prize of thy contest; But on the victor’s head set a fruitful wreath of wild-olive”   Phlegon of Tralles,...
grapefruit pip tea

Grapefruit Pip Tea

In my stocking this year my daughter (aka 'elf' - see left-over pasta) secreted two tins of tea she'd collected when last in Shanghai. One was rosemary tea -...