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Rooibos Redbush Tea

  • December 26, 2016

This week's Brew News story contains a short and sweet history, one vanilla latte recipe and the healthy reputation of our ever-popular magical Rooibos (Redbush) herbal tea from Mzansi, (the isiXhosa word for ‘South’) the Rainbow Nation — multi-colour-flagged South…

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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

  • December 16, 2016

Yesterday I told you that I love you I told you that you are My princess Today, I am telling You that you are my future I am telling you that Life is nothing without you. Tomorrow, I will tell…

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Ethiopian Spiced Tea

  • October 17, 2016

When we published Brew News last week, Tropical Storm Nicole, soon to be "one of the strongest storms on record to hit Bermuda" had just turned her eye toward the island. Our story this week is about Ethiopian Spiced Tea —…

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An Ethiopian Calling

  • October 11, 2016

"AMBESSA is Ethiopian (or Amharic) for ‘lion’, representing strength, pride and independence to the people of Ethiopia, it also represents my voyages around the world and the life journey we all take everyday. — Chef Marcus Samuelsson Our original, "An…

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The Man, The Boy and The Donkey

  • October 9, 2016

A man and his son were once going with their donkey to market. As they were walking alongside the donkey, a countryman passed them and said, "You fools, what is a donkey for but to ride upon?" So the man put…

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The Panther — In Jardin des Plantes, Paris

  • September 4, 2016

His gaze, going past those bars, has got so misted with tiredness, it can take in nothing more. He feels as though a thousand bars existed, and no more world beyond them than before. Those supple powerful paddings, turning there…

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from The Georgics Book II, lines 328-345

  • August 7, 2016

Then are the trackless copses alive with the trilling of birds, And the beasts look for love, their hour come round again: Lovely the earth in labour, under a tremulous west wind The fields unbosom, a mild moisture is everywhere.…

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