Food fads come and go but tea is a constant. Next to water, it is the most consumed beverage in the world. By 2021, it is projected to be a $44.3 billion market in the US alone. Whether you think of it as a liquid hug, a coffee substitute or a health food, there is probably more you can learn about this ancient elixir in its 1500+ varieties.
When you think of the 1st day in January thoughts of champagne, fireworks, and in some cases...bad decisions from the night before may come to mind. However, January 1 has proven to be more than just a day to nurse a hangover. Let's take a look back on moments that occurred on January 1 throughout history.
The technique – let’s call it “Rembrandt lighting” so you don’t have to struggle with the pronunciation as you read to yourself – dates back to Renaissance paintings. In these works, a directional light falls on the subject, creating deep shadows and bold contrast.