So we all survived Christmas and are currently moving on to celebrating New Year. I made oliebollen today. First batch is in the picture. I baked them in the oven like I had done last year, using the store mix. They taste more or less like the "real thing."
While I don't really intend to turn this blog into health news one, I'd still like to draw your attention to a couple of interesting things I learned lately. How would you like bugs in your yogurt? No, I'm not going crazy The chance is they are already there! It appears that big corporations use a red dye derived from insects. Experts claim it's mostly harmless, yet people have been known to suffer severe allergic reactions because of it, including anaphylactic shock which is potentially lethal. Since carmine is commonly used in baking goods and yogurts, I wonder how much of it is currently attributed to gluten and lactose intolerance?
Speaking about corporations, why is it that globalists simply love feminism? Is it because so many women are
Do you want to live a hundred years? What is the secret of longevity? There is so much conflicting information being spread around, but the latest research suggests that 70+ers who are moderate drinkers/coffee lovers and are slightly overweight have a better chance to hit the 90 mark than underweight teetotalers. (Please don't pay attention to the headline, it's intentionally misleading/sensationalist).
One final news item - one of our cats has been missing for 3 days. The neighbours claim to have seen him here and there but he remains elusive. It appears he has gone wild. Please pray for his safe return home!