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The 411 On Bulletproof Coffee: What You Need To Know – Pros AND Cons

3 Mins Read Bulletproof coffee, also known as bullet coffee, MCT coffee and grassfed coffee, was conceived of by Silicon Valley veteran Dave Asprey, who was inspired to create the recipe after discovering tea blended with yak butter whilst traveling in Tibet. The exact bulletproof coffee formula consists of blending organic filtered coffee, Brain Octane or XCT oil and […]

Green Queen Guide To Hong Kong Brews – The Best Locally Made Craft Beer

7 Mins Read Over the last few years, beer has experienced a renaissance of sorts. Gone is the watered-down overly commercial swill most of us are used to- today’s beers are seasonal, made in micro-breweries by home brew aficionados, with the only the best ingredients sourced from the world over. Craft brewers lovingly blend hops, malted barley, and […]

The Complete Guide to Hong Kong’s Artisanal Coffee Shops

12 Mins Read We are delighted to share this fantastic guide from our friends at Foodie, Hong Kong’s authority on all things delicious. Enjoy! Coffee. It is not an easy task, any longer, to brag that you have finally found a good coffee joint in this city. In fact, picking one now is like choosing your favourite child. Both […]

Green Queen Recommends: Hong Kong’s Best Green Wine

5 Mins Read Who doesn’t love a full glass of (green) wine after a long day at the office? Now that you know everything there is to know about organic, biodynamic and vegan wines (for a refresher, try here and here), the next step is where to buy the goods. Green Queen has put together this handy Hong Kong green wine […]

Vino Lowdown: Quick Overview Of Biodynamic, Vegan & Vegetarian Wine

3 Mins Read In Part 1 of this series, we covered what it means for a wine to be organic, what sulfites are and why they can be harmful. In Part 2 below, we explain how biodynamic wine is different from organic wine and what exactly is vegan wine.  What is Biodynamic Wine? A biodynamic winery is philosophically […]

Organic Wine and Sulfites: A Drinker’s Guide

2 Mins Read Organic wine has graduated from a hippie dream to a bona-fide mega growth industry, one that no one can afford to ignore any longer. Love your evening vino but want to drink green? Know your way around the wine aisles and the difference between a vegan and a biodynamic wine! Stay informed with our handy […]

Green Queen Recommends: Top 5 Green Coffee Shops

3 Mins Read Us green folk love a good coffee as much as the next person but it is often a struggle to find the right cup around town. Luckily, Green Queen has put together her Top 5 Guide to Hong Kong’s most eco-friendly coffee shops. Did we mention you can find all of them in our awesome […]

Wednesday Word Day: Biodynamic

< 1 Min Today’s word is: biodynamic /baɪəʊdaɪˈnæmɪk/ an agricultural term that refers to a specific methodology of farming which embraces a holistic philosophy and uses the symbiotic relationships between the soil, plants and animals to produce in the most self-sustaining way possible.