Daybreak. A kettle’s distant falsetto and the smell of cheap tequila and cigarettes loiter in the air. Your head is still thumping to 140 BPM techno, a furry film of God-knows-what coats your teeth, and you can’t remember why you’ve got three missed calls from your ex.
We’ve all been there before, right? Anyone who’s ever drank to excess has likely experienced the brutal karmic pangs of a hangover the morning-after.
While youth is the most effective antidote of all, drinkers of all ages have been trying to construct their own foolproof hangover cures ever since the art of winemaking was first discovered back in 7000 BC.
From the holy trinity of sugar, grease, and sriracha to a curry and a packet of crisps, here are some of the favoured hangover cures from a few professional chefs…