Spicy food and the effect it has on your body
You sit down to eat a delicious looking meal, and instead of ending up with a happy sigh, you end up with a few tears rolling down your cheeks and a mouth on fire. You might already love or hate this scenario, but have you wondered what is happening to your body?
I recently moved into a tiny flat, and naturally, I wanted to host a housewarming party. After a couple of minutes of thinking about it, I pictured with horror my studio at full capacity: an entire five people bumping elbows and struggling to move around, while my poor cat would be attempting to navigate through a rough sea of uncoordinated legs. It would be chaos or so I told myself.
Joe. Java. Kawa. Café. Arabica. Robusta. Brazil. Colombia. Ethiopia. Fika. These are all words we associate with coffee. The second most popular drink in the world and the brew that makes it go round. But can it also mean more than that? Could it ever become a bridge between people?
As a self-proclaimed foodie, I have to admit that most of my favorite memories have something to do with coffee and food. Growing up, my mom used to call our kitchen “the office.” Why? you may ask. …