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THE FLOATING GARDENS OF MEXICO CITY.

- Famous for its waterways surrounding the ancient city of Tenochtitlan which is now modern-day Mexico City. The Aztecs built fertile riverbeds called chinampas, on which they were able to grow many of their staple crops to feed their people. To make a chinampa, the Aztecs weaved sticks together to form a giant raft and anchored it to the bottom of the lake; they then piled mud and soil on top of the raft to create a small terrain to grow their nursery, creating “Floating Gardens” and canals. The Aztecs were famous for their agriculture, cultivating all available land, introducing irrigation, draining swamps, and creating artificial islands in the...

THE PALATE IS THE BRAIN.

Scientific findings are a gift for chefs to experiment with new sensations. Scientists and chefs collaborate and invent new methods of food treatment, such as Ferran Adrià's spherifications or José Andrés' carbonated mojito spheres. But now it is also neuroscience that is beginning to be interested in gastronomy and gastronomy in neuroscience. Experts from both fields investigate how the brain receives stimuli and information that the sensory organs send to it. From that kaleidoscope, a single mental image is analyzed and composed so that we can enjoy a good meal. IMiguel Sánchez Romera, the only neurologist in the world who is also a chef awarded by the Michelin Guide....

BEES

The lockdown has been hash on all of us however, it has its good sides too. Experts reported that this year bee populations are buzzing through the fields, forests and gardens in particularly large numbers. These bees are essential to our ecosystem and to us humans. They are also incredibly multi-skilled, they pollinate our flora, supporting approximately 1/6 of flowering species worldwide. Not only do bees build beautiful environments for us to enjoy, but they preserve and nurture floral growth, creating attractive habitats for insects and birds. They pollinate our food and the honeybee is the world’s top pollinator of crops. IIf it weren’t for bees, we wouldn’t have asparagus,...

EVERYTHING ABOUT TEA

Tea is so much more than a simple cup of hot, flavored liquid. It is a complete sensory experience that involves an appreciation of culture, tradition, and different flavors. It is an experience enriched by stories and legends, as well as knowledge of how each tea leaf was cultivated and processed to elicit enchanting aromas. BLACK TEA(Royal Blend) Is crafted to reveal the strongest and deepest flavours. The British Afternoon Tea was developed to complement the rich, dark flavours of these leaves. These black teas have been traditionally hand-crafted in small batches with great care to preserve their wonderful subtleties of flavour. EARL GREY A traditional Earl Grey tea made from...