Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Hungover? Try a Bacon Roll Infused with Five Espresso Shots

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Hungover? Try a Bacon Roll Infused with Five Espresso Shots

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Byline: Lizzie Edmonds

THERE are Christmas party season hangover cures, and then there's a bacon roll infused with five shots of espresso.

Soho restaurant The Diner is catering to Londoners who over-indulge this year with the so-called "Ba-coffee Roll". It is made of a brioche bun, boosted with two shots of espresso, bacon infused with maple syrup and coffee and to sweeten things up a whipped honey butter laced with coffee bean essence.

Matthew Ford, head of operations at The Diner, said the mix of ingredients had proved the biggest obstacle.

He said: "The challenge has been to balance the natural bitterness in the coffee, with sweeter ingredients to create something that tastes amazing. "By using a naturally sweeter brioche dough and infusing both coffee and maple syrup with the bacon we feel like we've created something so good it's practically medicinal."

While drinking coffee will temporarily help a hangover due to the caffeine boost, experts advise drinking plenty of water at the same time to combat the dehydrating qualities of the drink. …

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