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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…

Homemade infused olive oil: New taste and aroma of your dishes

Homemade infused olive oil: New taste and aroma of your dishes

Olive oil plays a fundamental role in the Mediterranean diet and, by extension, in Spanish and Greek cuisine. Its benefits to our health, if consumed in moderation, are numerous, as well as its culinary possibilities providing the basis for many recipes and adding a stunning touch as a dressing. Besides using shop-bought oils, we can Read more…

Tomato: A vegetable antioxidant

Tomato: A vegetable antioxidant

One of the most important vegetables is tomato. It was exported by the colonists from America to Europe, and today tomato is essential part in our diet for its flavor and the great benefits it brings to health. A vegetable or even a fruit as it is also considered by quite a few for that Read more…

How to steam vegetables

How to steam vegetables

Today we bring you some tips to steam vegetables so they are perfect. Steam has its science, and these tips will help you have the ideal shape and all the nutrients of the vegetables cooked. The basics: Boiling water must be added before vegetables to your steamer, while maintaining a temperature cooked vegetables. Try not Read more…

Benefits of plant proteins

Benefits of plant proteins

Proteins are substances necessary for our body, since they have a structural function, ie, are indispensable for the formation of cells and tissue reconstruction. Also, they are part of important hormones, enzymes and antibodies. The human being does not use the whole protein, but only assimilated amino acids essentials, which are those used to renew Read more…

Mushrooms: Enrich your dishes in the spring

Mushrooms: Enrich your dishes in the spring

Spring brings the splendor of nature, the vigor of the trees, the beauty of flowers and fertility of its plants with new fruits. Fungi and mushrooms are also renewed and, as every year, season born species that are considered by many as the finest of their family. Once again, the cycle repeats and we did Read more…

Butter: one of the key ingredients

Butter: one of the key ingredients

Today, concern for a balanced diet and fat-free butter has relegated to the background, giving preference to what once was considered a second-rate substitute: margarine. The difference between them is that margarine is vegetable fat and butter has animal origin (usually cows but also goats and sheep). It is not really more than a batter Read more…

Good fats and less good ones

Good fats and less good ones

When we talk about fat in relation to food, we usually refer to them as something negative, something to be avoided. But this is a mistake. Fat is a general term to refer to various types that exist and serve different functions in our body. Although there are some less desirable types, there are other Read more…