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Espresso Recipe - Ristretto
Ristretto or 'corto' as it is popularly called is a hot favorite of coffee lovers who would like to experiment on different varieties of espresso types. This espresso coffee is prepared by a very small shot of espresso. A shot is made of 1 to 1 1/2 ounces...
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Plastic Tea Sets
The plastic tea set most calls to mind days of childhood. After all, it is rare to find a little girl who has not used one of these sometime in her life. It evokes playtimes of old when children would sit around a table, making a tea party (and sometimes underscored by an Alice in Wonderland theme, where the tea party is one of its most prominent markers), pouring cups of very sweetened weak tea, or even simply water of fruit juice, in an attempt to emulate adults when they sit around their tables drinking from expensive ceramic cups.
Nevertheless, it is not only children who enjoy these sorts of things nowadays. Practicality considered, ceramic cups are usually quite expensive, especially depending on their texture and design. Some ceramic cups are demanded by collectors and very highly priced. Many adults do not want to bother with this sort of thing any longer and generally go for the inexpensive generic ceramic cups in which to drink their tea, but nevertheless, the plastic cup, for its qualities and practicalities, also remain sought because they are still cheaper than their ceramic counterparts. That is not to say that the plastic tea set remains as a child's toy in terms of regard. On the contrary, just like their more breakable and expensive ceramic sisters, the plastic tea sets also come in a variety of designs and patterns. Although this may seem childish to the discerning adult, other people find this more useful than buying a ceramic cup of the same design that is likely to be priced more. Popular patterns are usually minimalized, in terms of design, and made so that it does not completely appear as a child's plaything. Quiet, simple stripes or prints are preferred by simple people, while others look to modern, radiant designs. It is not only the printing on the cup that is the design these days, but also how it is shaped. Plastic is easier to mold about than ceramic, to there are unusual kinds of plastic cups like those that fit together with one another to form another design.
Tea drinking has come a long way but as the way of the world goes, practicalities dictate that sometimes tea drinking may be a little costly. However, with plastic cups, reminiscent of simple joys, everyone can be able to get a good cup of tea in a pretty cup without having to spend large.