Cafe Mocha Sweetbread
25_ Recent studies show that up to five cups of coffee a day can be beneficial, reducing your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and liver cancer, says Shah. Which means upgrading to a triple-shot can help you on your way to a healthy buzz. Furthermore, a US study found that subjects who consumed both cocoa and caffeine together before a test demonstrated better cognitive performance and focus, making a mocha the ideal pickme-up before a soporific afternoon meeting. 26_ For the uninitiated, this is not, as the name suggests, a member of the panettone family: it’s meat from the throat, heart or stomach of an animal, often a calf or lamb. Unusually for an animal product, it’s rich in vitamin C with your full RDA in a standard serving. Sweetbreads are also less offally than most offal, making them a good gateway meat for those not keen on kidneys. Soak them in brine to remove impurities, then sear in a hot pan. Sweet, indeed.