A cafe crawl through Oxford

Image description: a coffee mug on top of a tablecloth in the sunlight A good coffee is something like alchemy — people in the industry obsess over incremental adjustments in roasting, dosage, grind size, extraction rate, and a myriad of other factors which dramatically change the drinking experience. I’ve had coffees that tasted like blueberry […]

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Let’s get funky!

Image description: Prawn paste chicken There are many things that can be improved by sitting in a sealed jar for an extended period of time, in particular fermented shrimp paste. Uncooked, it can be intensely fishy, savoury, salty, and pungent. It is a prominent ingredient in several Southeast Asian cuisines, with many regional variations, taking […]

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