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Consider Cloves

Consider Cloves

It’s hard to imagine that an everyday ingredient in the spice rack could once have been worth almost its weight in gold. Yet cloves, just like peppercorns, were more valuable than silver back in their day. And these little dried flower buds, native to the […]

Green Invaders…

Green Invaders…

Brussels sprouts are, famously, one of those vegetables folk either love or loathe. And scientists at the Eden Project, in Cornwall, England, are currently exploring the theory that this preference is, quite literally, encoded into your DNA. According to the scientists involved, sprouts contain a […]