Back to Black Bean

I can't remember whether it was aged related myopia or growing awareness of how much reliance the processed food industry relies on toxic preservatives and flavour enhancers that first made me stop reading labels on packaging whilst food shopping. Sadly the Asian food market uses MSG in pretty much everything processed. The E numbers and … Continue reading Back to Black Bean

Simply Syrup

  This post is going to be  short and sweet. It reflects how simple making syrup for cocktails is in the Thermomix. 200g raw sugar, 240g water. Cook for 5 mins / 100C / speed 2. Pour into sterilised bottles. Add dried chillies, vanilla pods, star anise  to flavour as you will. Seal when cooled. … Continue reading Simply Syrup