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Cauliflower: An edible flower

Cauliflower: An edible flower

Vegetables are a fundamental element of the food pyramid and cauliflower is a healthy alternative that we consider in our daily diet. Within the group of cabbages, cauliflower is one of the most consumed worldwide. The edible part is the portion of tassel – the flower part – that is white or cream, depending on Read more…

Artichoke: Delicious vegetable

Artichoke: Delicious vegetable

One of the most characteristic vegetable in our kitchen in autumn and winter is artichoke. Cynara scolynus comes from Ethiopia and it was widespread in Europe due to the Muslim influence, which spread so many varieties of vegetables and seasonings as many farming techniques that are still used today. Excellent vegetable This vegetable is very Read more…

Spinach: Vitamins, nutrients and much more

Spinach: Vitamins, nutrients and much more

It is no coincidence that the feeble Popeye needed a can of spinach every time he wanted to defend poor Olivia form harassment of Brutus. In fact, the fame that this vegetable has is fully deserved, though it must end some exaggerated myths about the iron intake. However, its nutritious properties are many, as not Read more…

Canned vegatables: Whole garden in your pantry

Canned vegatables: Whole garden in your pantry

Time constraints should never be at odds with a healthy diet. If you are someone who is ashamed of your cooking skills limited to the use of the opener, do not disdain the possibility. We propose you use this tool to provide a ‘green’ tone to your dishes in favor of a balanced diet by Read more…

Slow Food: The antithesis of fast food

Slow Food: The antithesis of fast food

Stress, lack of time and the expansion of unhealthy products prevail in our society where feeding practices and consumer habits are constantly changing. All these aspects are responsible for the creation of movements and associations concerned with promoting the use and enjoyment of a healthy diet born as opposed to the popular fast food. Slow Read more…

Fortified milk: Functional foods

Fortified milk: Functional foods

The concept of functional food in Japan was born in the 80′s because of the need for health authorities to ensure a better quality of life through food. They are considered those with biologically active compounds, minerals, vitamins, fiber, fatty acids and have a beneficial effect on health. The main feature of these products is Read more…

Bread is the staff of life

Bread is the staff of life

One of the foods, consumed daily worldwide, in addition to all meals, is bread. It is still considered a product of craftsmen, and it was discovered in prehistory, probably by chance, that mixing water and crushed grain and drying it to a solid mass leads to obtaining a food product that provided power and could Read more…

Eggplant

Eggplant

Hi everyone in this note I want to tell about Eggplant, whose scientific name is Solanum melongena, originally from India, its name in Persian is badindjan. Persian is actually Arabic and during the occupation of Spain by Moors it came into Spanish, then with the discovery of the New World and land invasion it came Read more…