Struggeling Survivor

scienceandfood:

Food, Wine, and Biochemistry
Wine and food pairing may seem like a refined art form, cultivated through trial and error to best suit the individual, but what if we told you there was also a science to it?
When it comes to wines, the word “tannin” is thrown around a lot. Tannins contribute to two wine-tasting characteristics: bitterness and astringency. A sip of wine is just the beginning of the biochemical process behind astringency. Read more…
Photo Credit:Kirti Poddar (22598380@N07/Flickr)

scienceandfood:

Food, Wine, and Biochemistry

Wine and food pairing may seem like a refined art form, cultivated through trial and error to best suit the individual, but what if we told you there was also a science to it?

When it comes to wines, the word “tannin” is thrown around a lot. Tannins contribute to two wine-tasting characteristics: bitterness and astringency. A sip of wine is just the beginning of the biochemical process behind astringency. Read more…

Photo Credit:Kirti Poddar (22598380@N07/Flickr)

beardtoken:

Saw this on my dash and had to make sure it passed your way. This is one Tu-Bardh Wilson of Clanadonia, a Celt and Pict inspired drum and bagpipes band. They are known for their very animated live performances.

beardtoken:

Saw this on my dash and had to make sure it passed your way. This is one Tu-Bardh Wilson of Clanadonia, a Celt and Pict inspired drum and bagpipes band. They are known for their very animated live performances.

historicaldetailsandstuff:

Bronze helmet found at the Thames, with the characteristic wide neck guard, c. 43AD. Note the similarity to the Roman ‘coolus’ style of helm. Also note the several dents upon the helmet, suggesting it was worn into battle and was not a ritual offering. 

historicaldetailsandstuff:

Bronze helmet found at the Thames, with the characteristic wide neck guard, c. 43AD. Note the similarity to the Roman ‘coolus’ style of helm. Also note the several dents upon the helmet, suggesting it was worn into battle and was not a ritual offering.