Good to knows

Queen Victoria’s cucumber sandwich

What’s got the famous Queen Victoria to do with cucumber sandwiches? In a nutshell: she made it popular! At the end of the 19th century, so history tells, Queen Victoria and her family appreciated sandwiches with cucumber. As they simply liked eating them suddonly cucumber sandwiches became THE High Tea Snack of Britain’s high society and popular across the whole British Empire.

Find out more about the how Britain started loving cucumber sandwiches!

Pani puri – my flashback to India

Pani puri

Something fresh like mint, something hot like chili  and something not identifiable. In other words: a taste explosion in your mouth. That’s how I would describe these little puris. Yesterday I had been at a street food festival where I discovered the little pani puri again – a flashback to my visit to India last year where they are a famous street food.

Find out more about the little, delicious puri.