Discovering our food: peaches

Hello my dear readers, It’s time to discover another wonderful summer fruit. Today let’s discover the peaches. With apricots, melon and watermelon, peaches complete the picture of typical summer fruits: whether they are white or yellow, with a velvety or smooth skin, peaches are always sweet and refreshing and for this reason everyone really likes […]

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Discovering our food: fennel

Hello my dear readers, And here I am again with another ingredient from our kitchens. Today let’s discover the fennel. In today’s post we will discover: Fennel’s History Fennel’s Characteristics Fennel’s Cultivation Fennel is an excellent vegetable that can be eaten both cooked and raw, it is also used in decorative gardens for its beauty, […]

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Arugula in the kitchen and its benefits

Hello my dear readers, Last time we have discovered arugula, we have seen what is it and from where does it comes from. We have seen its varieties and how to cultivate it. Now it’s time to see how to use it in the kitchen and what are its benefits and contraindications, if any. In […]

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Discovering our food: the rocket or arugula

Hello my dear readers, So far I guess you have noticed that I’m a food lover and I eat pretty much everything. Today I want to share with you another of my favourite veggies. Today let’s discover a very aromatic leafy vegetable: the rocket or also known as arugula. Today let’s discover: What is arugula […]

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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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