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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Discovering our food: apples 🍎 πŸ

Hello my dear readers, Another week is here and that means This week let’s discover a very well known fruit around the world, let’s discover the apples. Present even in the first pages of the Bible, the apple tree (Malus domestica Borkh., 1803) is certainly one of the most widespread fruit trees in the world. […]

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Discovering our food: marjoram

Hello my dear readers, Another Monday is here This week let’s discover another aromatic herb, let’s discover marjoram. Amid the aromatic herbs, marjoram is a very interesting plant and it can be grown in the garden or in pots. It is a plant of Asian origin, now widespread as a Mediterranean flavor, used in all […]

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Discovering our food: pumpkin

Hello my dear readers, It would really be nice to be able to transform a pumpkin into a chauffeured coach just by waving a magic wand over it right? Oh, that will be really great πŸ˜‰ The pumpkin, belongs toΒ the cucurbita family, and its scientific name refers to the dimensions that its fruit can have: […]

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Discovering our food: Brussels sprouts

Hello my dear readers, How are you today? Another week is here. This week let’s discover another autumn vegetable, let’s discover theΒ Brussels sprouts. Real jewels for well-being, Brussels sprouts are a mine of health. The typical winter vegetable is similar in structure to cabbage, but is presented in miniature compared to its “big brother”. Brussels […]

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