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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…

Thistle: Perfect complement to meats and fish

Thistle: Perfect complement to meats and fish

This plant is a part of the Compositae family, species of different genera having in common leaves and branches with thorns. The variety called ‘Cynara cardunculus’ usually appears as an edible species, although there are many kinds of thistles. Found in northern Africa, the possible birthplace of this delicious plant, worthy ancestor of the artichoke. Read more…

Sugar: Sweet taste to our dishes

Sugar: Sweet taste to our dishes

Sugar is a symbol of sweetness and pleasure. With it we give a special flavor to desserts, morning coffee, afternoon tea as well as to lots of recipes. But we must not only take it into account as an ingredient, as sugar is so much more: it is an essential element that provides energy that 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…

Chocolate: Not just a delicacy

Chocolate: Not just a delicacy

The discovery of America in 1492 was a culinary revolution throughout the Western world, incorporating many products, especially vegetables, unknown until then. Basic products such as corn or potatoes were imported and contributed to the rapid development of the European population, saving millions of inhabitants of the Old World from famine. In America in some Read more…

Canned fish: health and taste

Canned fish: health and taste

Fish is a perishable product, and certainly one of the most exposed to the action of bacteria. Fortunately, times have changed and we are much more confident about taking it. However, we should not forget that canned fish is a healthy, safe and comfortable way to enjoy this food, because we can taste it whenever Read more…

Eating with Fingers: When it’s Okay and when it’s not Okay

Eating with Fingers: When it’s Okay and when it’s not Okay

The best oranges I have ever eaten in my life are those that my grandmother gave me for picnics, unpeeled, simply halved. I ate sweet and juicy fruit roaming the quiet countryside of my childhood. I remember it with fondness and nostalgia and it’s a sure sign that everyone has enjoyed more than once – Read more…

Finding Bliss in Indian Food

Indian Food

Indian food is one of the most diverse in the world. The country itself is humongous, with so many regions having their own specialties and versions of dishes. From spicy to creamy to charred goodness to buttery awesomeness – Indian cuisine has so much to offer those who are searching for the ultimate food experience. Read more…