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A little more on breakfast - a cup of coffee seems to earn a considerable degree of appreciation

Over the last few days I’ve been sharing some ideas about breakfast which I came across in an article written nearly eighty years ago. After all the various pieces of advice from setting a  tray for breakfast in bed, to organising a table, to frying bacon, cooking porridge or preparing finnan-haddie, there comes a piece about coffee. 409 more words


Coffee Fudge Cake with a Versatile Coffee Fudge Icing

I absolutely love coffee cake. I don’t make it as often as I’d like though as I tend to bake cakes that everyone in my house will eat, and my son detests coffee! 969 more words


Letters to The Whistler

Dear Editor

In reply to David Foot’s article ‘It all started in a Coffee House’ in the last edition, I did not start drinking coffee until I was about 10 years old, apart from Camp Coffee out of a bottle, as my dad, who came from up North, drank strong tea. 548 more words

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& Chicory Kimberley Point

And the process continues. I still do not like the Glasgow point, and all I can say really is that it doesn’t feel right. As so after playing with it for a while I decided to opt for an overtly plano-convex approach with my next attempt. 215 more words

Experimental Archaeology

Chicory, endive, witloof

I first knew of chicory as a child when we had coffee with chicory, which mum used to prepare in a percolator (do they still make them?) and also coffee essence – Camp Coffee with the picture of the soldier in a kilt and an Indian soldier in his finery. 333 more words


Using old glass

The above Kimberley Point has been made from an old piece of glass, the flat side of a Camp Coffee bottle. My aim was to retain the raised letters that spelled ‘chicory’ but it was not to be. 191 more words

Experimental Archaeology