Category: Food

  • Brewed in a Blink: Peking duck IPA

    Brewed in a Blink: Peking duck IPA

    Around two months ago, I found myself once again exploring the aisles of Dun Yong, one of my favorite Chinese grocery stores in Amsterdam, While strolling through the store, my eyes landed on a plastic cup labeled “maltose.” Intrigued by the unfamiliarity, I couldn’t resist the temptation to learn more. Maltose, I knew, was a…

  • Brewed in a Blink: Health Store’s Barley Malt Beer

    Brewed in a Blink: Health Store’s Barley Malt Beer

    For the past few months, my brother-in-law and I have been diving into the world of beer brewing. Let me tell you, brewing beer is an art! It demands cleanliness, meticulous preparation, precision, and a whole lot of patience. I always thought I had the patience of a saint, but after brewing a few batches,…

  • Turning Fish Bait into Hipster Fuel: A non advisable Guide to Tiger Nut Milk

    Turning Fish Bait into Hipster Fuel: A non advisable Guide to Tiger Nut Milk

    I love making drinks. Besides brewing espressos, teas, and tisanes, I enjoy creating syrups for lemonades. Occasionally, I brew beers and have experimented with water kefirs in the past. One of my favorite pursuits is making faux milks. Among my top picks are almond, soy, cashew, and hemp milk. But the milk alternative I love…