Carbo-Load!

2012 October 12 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
bread loaf

9 Things You Might Not Know About Bread… 1. Bread has been prepared for at least the past 30’000 years. 2. Breaking bread is a universal sign of peace and has close ties to religious expression and communion. 3. In medieval times in Western Europe breads were typically named after the class of people who […]

Read more Avago Residence | Carbo-Load!

Avago Residence | Carbo-Load!

Heart of Chocolate

2012 October 04 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
chocolate_059_blog

9 Things You Might Not Know… 1.The word “chocolate” comes from the Aztec work, “cacahuatl” or “xocolatl”, which means “bitter water”. 2. Chocolate is extracted from Cocoa Beans, of which the average consumption is around 600’000 tons per year. 3. Consumers spend more than $20 billion annually on chocolate with chocolate manufacturers using around 40% […]

Read more Avago Residence | Heart of Chocolate

Avago Residence | Heart of Chocolate

Coffee Lovers Unite!

2012 September 28 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
coffee

  9 Things You Might Not Know… Coffee is the second most consumed beverage after water. It is the second most traded commodity on the planet after petroleum. The largest coffee-producing nation in the world is Brazil, who are responsible for 30-40% of total world output. More than fifty countries grow coffee worldwide, all of […]

Read more Avago Residence | Coffee Lovers Unite!

Avago Residence | Coffee Lovers Unite!

Red, Red Wine, You Make Us Feel So Fine…

2012 September 24 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
red wine

9 Things You Might Not Know… 1.There are a number of different red wine varieties, the most popular being Zinfandel, Merlot, Chianti, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Pinot Noir. 2. A red wines flavour is influenced by the type of soil the grapes are grown in and the method of which it has aged. 3. Red […]

Read more Avago Residence | Red, Red Wine, You Make Us Feel So Fine…

Avago Residence | Red, Red Wine, You Make Us Feel So Fine…