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Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Food Column – Carol Taylor – A – Z of Food ‘T’ for Tea and Toast, Turmeric, Tobasco, Tahini, Tamarind and Elephant’s Ears (it is a T)

The letter T….so many wonderful foods beginning T…and Elephants Ears which are a T…you will have to read on to find out why or do you know already ?

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

This week some favourites from childhood that is still enjoyed by millions today.. and some more unusual foods and methods beginning with the letter ‘T’. 

 Tea and Toast

How many times in your life have you been offered tea and toast. Maybe never but it was something which when I was growing up was a telling example of your class and status.

Drinking tea and eating toast revealed more about you than you could ever imagine…For example, the taking of sugar in your tea was seen as a definite habit of the lower classes…even just a tincy winsy tiny bit more than one spoonful and you were definitely in the lower middle class ( at best)…More than two….working class and not only that cemented your status if you added your milk first and stirred noisily…Working-class…

To the English tea also had practically magical properties and that was across…

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Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – The Food and Cookery Column with Carol Taylor – Peppercorns

My thanks go out once again to Sally for letting me loose and this week it is The Peppercorn a lovely spicey addition to most meals 🙂 xx Enjoy!

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Welcome… I hope you have all had a enjoyable weekend and the weather has been kind to you…We have been celebrating Thai New Year…Songkran which is three days of sunshine and water… I have been very wet but in this heat it was most welcome however three days of running the gauntlets at my age is wearing a bit thin so yesterday I pulled the age card and said no more I do not want to go shopping soaking wet and with a floured face…Luckily I got away with it…lol

Peppercorns are something I use daily in my kitchen either fresh as pictured or freshly ground. I use black, white and green peppercorns which are all from the same seed of the same plant they are just at different stages of their development.

You then get the pink peppercorns!

Peppercorns don’t go through the same ripening cycles as many fruits…

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Turmeric… Golden Milk

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For a variety of reasons, it seemed timely to air this post again… The healthy turmeric.

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via Healthy Eating……Turmeric Drinks

Thank you for reading please let me know in comments if you drink golden tea or have any tips about using turmeric  xxx