Plants cafe

Ooohh! So pretty … plants and succulents have a very special and healing effect. And a cafe inside! Aroma of coffee, cakes, soft music and comfortable seats. What more can I ask for?

Will drop by another day to try their cakes and coffee. And spend an idyllic afternoon there. Stay tuned for that post😊

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Which bread is best?

Often we hear white bread is less healthy. But when vitamins, minerals and fibers are added? How about wholemeal, whole grains, multigrain? Which one is healthier?

https://www.shape.com/healthy-eating/diet-tips/whats-difference-between-whole-wheat-and-whole-grain

While there are a lot of information on the net, I personally felt the article from Shape.com categorically explained the differences. Then there is another challenge. Even though the consistent advice was to check for “whole”, (💯 if possible), different brands make comparisons difficult and local bakeries sometimes don’t provide good enough details 😔

There’re other healthy bread varieties such as sourdoughs, rye, spelt bread too.. and growing number of creative combinations as bakers mix and match to try and get more consumers share of wallet.

We’re really spoilt for choice! For me, taste is equally important.

What about you, how do you choose your bread?

ps I’ve no affiliation to Shape. com

“pay-what-you-like” cafe in London

Breakfast is often regarded as the most important meal of the day. It is also the first meal of the day. However not everyone can afford breakfast let alone a hearty nutritious one.

With the help of very generous people, cafes that operate as non profit or “pay-what-you-like” are emerging in cities across the world.

For example this cafe in London. In addition to putting an important meal on the table for those who cannot afford, it also allows people to see how everyday charity can help others in need.

If you’re in London why not drop by?
And if you know of any similar places, please leave a comment to spread the word.

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-48668371