Should you eat green peas?

Hello my dear readers, Last week we have learned more about green peas origins, varieties, seasonality, how to choose and buy them, how to cultivate green peas even in our balcony and how to cook them, but should we really eat them? And if yes, why? Let’s try to find out: calories and nutritional values […]

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Discovering our food: green peas

Hello my dear readers, Ready to discover another wonderful food that this planet give us? Because is spring time, let’s discover today the green peas, one of my spring symbols 🌸 You will find in this post: green peas’ origins green peas’ varieties green peas’ seasonality how to choose and buy green peas green peas […]

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Coffee or tea?

Hello my dear readers, “If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.” – Abraham Lincoln, 16th US President Are you a coffee or a tea drinker? Did you know that coffee and tea are among the most commonly consumed nonalcoholic beverages worldwide? While the origins […]

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Truffle, recipes and benefits

Hello my dear readers, We have seen what is truffle and a few varieties of this precious ingredient. Now let’s see truffle’s journey from the earth to the table. Italy is the country that offers most of the truffle consumed in the world, especially the precious ones, both white and black. The harvest of truffles […]

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Discovering our food: truffle

Hello my dear readers, Scented, tasty, precious like a diamond: it is the truffle, one of the most loved tubers in the world. Always considered a valuable and expensive product, the truffle is used in the kitchen to flavour first and second courses and other recipes thanks to a truly unmistakable flavour and aroma.  The […]

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Discovering our food: peppers

Hello my dear readers, Ready to discover another great ingredient of our cuisines? Today let’s discover the peppers.  The pepper, which Leonardo Da Vinci used dried and crushed, for the colors of its frescoes, belongs to the Solanaceae family, family which also includes the plants of tomatoes, potatoes and aubergines. The pepper is originally from the […]

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Discovering our food: blueberries #2

Hello my dear readers, We have seen what are blueberries, how are cultivated and how to store them…Now let’s see how to eat them and how eating them benefits our organism. Use in the kitchen Blueberries are excellent fruits to be enjoyed naturally with a few drops of lemon or to enrich yogurt and sorbets. […]

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Discovering our food: blueberries #1

Hello my dear readers, I hope you all are ok. Today let’s discover another staple of our food, let’s discover the blueberries. Blueberry, forest fruit among the most greedy and healthy, in the scientific world it is known by the name of Vaccinium Myrtillus from Ericaceae family, has ancient origins and is used to treat […]

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What are pasteurized eggs?

Hello my dear readers, And since Easter is nearby, let’s discuss about eggs. Well, maybe for you is something very common but for me it is the first time that I’ve heard about pasteurized eggs. Wait, what? Really, I’ve never heard of them until one day I’ve looked in the fridge and I’ve noticed something […]

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