Milk or Tea first?

The tortured question was put to rest in 2003 by Britain’s Royal Society of Chemistry. MIF (milk in first) creates a cup of tea that’s smoother and richer; MIL, a cup that’s more tannic. The chemical explanation involves the degradation of milk proteins. “If milk is poured into hot tea, individual drops separate from the …

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Al Capone and Milk

Al Capone was a notorious gangster. He is associated with gangster activities in Chicago during 1920-1933 and prohibition. But what is not known about him is something we benefit from every day. The date on milk cartons showing the expiration date. Al Capone is the man behind this: “In most cases, the expiration date is …

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