Discovering our food: carrots

Hello my dear readers, It is because of their versatility, which makes them perfect to eat raw in salads, or cooked, as the basis of many preparations, or because they are cheap, easy to find and clean, I don’t know, but I do know that carrots are liked very much. From where the carrots come […]

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Discovering our food: strawberries πŸ“

Hello my dear readers, And since is the month of love, today let’s discover the fruits of Venus or better known as strawberries. The strawberry has always been considered the fruit of passion for various reasons: first for its red color, and secondly for its appearance as an heart shape. In fact, related to this […]

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Discovering our food: chocolate #2

Hello my dear readers, We have seen from where chocolate comes from and the long process needed to create the chocolate that we all love, now it’s time to see how to choose a good one and what are its benefits. Chocolate – today Today, chocolate as we find it on the market is the […]

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Discovering our food: chocolate #1

Hello my dear readers, And since February, the month of love is here, it’s time to discover more about an aphrodisiac ingredient from our kitchens. Are you a sweet tooth? Well, I’m not really, but a good chocolate I can’t deny it. Let’s see from where the chocolate comes from? Chocolate is a food derived […]

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Discovering our food: Olives

Hello my dear readers, A few years back I went to a plants exhibition back home in Italy and I bought a small olive tree full of good smelling flowers. I loved it because was so little.Β  And to my surprise it did olives too. In the first year it did around 10 olives and […]

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Discovering our food: saffron

Hello my dear readers, First of all I would like to thank you all for your support. I do appreciate a lot every single one of you that stopped by and gave your honest opinion, thank you. Now is time to get started and discover another delightful ingredient of our amazing world. Let’s start 2020 […]

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Discovering our food: Oranges

Hello my dear readers, Are you ready for another Monday? From when I was a little girl, for me the fruit of December was the orange 🍊 Most of the time, the fruits that we used to have at home in winter time were the apples. But in December, I remember my parents used to […]

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Discovering our food: Potatoes

Hello my dear readers, Another week, another Monday, but this month is holiday month so let’s say is just more bearable. Home alone is coming soon πŸ˜‰ Let’s discover today the favourite vegetable of all, adults and kids, the potato, that has truly humble beginnings, from thousands of years ago. As you probably know, Romania […]

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Discovering our food: Sage

Hello my dear readers, December already…in almost all parts of the world is winter time, so better to stay inside with a cup of hot tea or coffee and have some good readings πŸ™‚ Today let’s discover another very used and known aromatic herb, let’s discover the sage. Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a plant that […]

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Discovering our food: beetroot

Hello my dear readers, Did anyone say Monday? Oh well, I guess it is Monday again and this means is time to discover another of our wonderful food. This week let’s discover the beetroot, a not very common but very interesting vegetable. Originally from North Africa, beetroot was already present in the Greek world, as […]

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