Discovering our food: cherries ūüćí

Hello my dear readers, Let’s continue our journey in discovering our food. Today I have for you one of my childhood’s favourite fruits: the cherries. In this post you will discover: Cherries origins Cherries cultivation Seasonality How to choose cherries How to store cherries How to use cherries Interesting facts about cherries Cherries Origins The […]

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Discovering our food: mint

Hello my dear readers, Ready to discover another fabulous ingredient from our kitchens? Today I want to share with you one of my favourite aromatic herbs: the mint. In today’s post we will see: mint’s origins how to grow mint mint seasonality¬† varieties of mint Let’s begin. Mint’s Origins Mint, an officinal plant that has […]

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Raspberries nutritional values and health benefits

Hello my dear readers, Last week we have learned more about raspberries origins, varieties, seasonality, how to choose and buy them, how to cultivate them and how to use them in our kitchen, but what about their benefits? The raspberry is a very much appreciated as sweet and juicy berry fruit. Besides being very good […]

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Discovering our food: raspberries

Hello my dear readers, And here we are, June already. Is incredible how fast these months passed by. Are you ready to discover another ingredient of our kitchens? Today let’s discover a fruit that I love and it reminds me of my childhood, let’s discover the raspberries. My grandma used to have a lot of […]

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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 #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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Discovering our food: asparagus

Hello my dear readers, White, violet or green, spring vegetables with few calories, asparagus can be eaten steamed or boiled and season with salt, pepper, extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar or in a classic way with eggs. Asparagus are tender and succulent spring vegetables, extremely rich in beneficial properties. They represent a perennial […]

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Discovering our food: spinach

Hello my dear readers, Spinach is a vegetables with the fleshy green leaves and is among the most used fresh vegetables in our kitchens. Famous for its iron content thanks to the famous Popeye, the strong sailor who fed on spinach and became indestructible, it has great nutritional values. Let’s find out a little bit […]

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