Month: October 2019

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Farinata: A Typical Italian Pancake

October 28, 2019 No Comments

Farinata is a type of pancake with Italian origins made from chickpea flour. Its origins date back to the Middle Ages and it is still widely consumed today in northwestern Italy and a little bit all over the world. I invite you to discover this classic food from the Ligurian coast.

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Voyage to the Centre of Slow Food

October 28, 2019 No Comments

During our last trip to Italy, we had a very interesting meeting at the office of the founder and President of Slow Food, Carlo Petrini, at the headquarters of the University of Gastronomic Sciences (UNISG) of Pollenzo (Bra). Those who have been following us for years know that our collaborator Éloïse Vincent graduated with the […]

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How to Choose Your Soy Sauce

October 25, 2019 No Comments

A condiment originating from China, where it has been known for over 2000 years now, soy sauce was first introduced in Japan in the seventh century by Buddhist monks. It is traditionally made from a mixture of soybeans and wheat, to which yeast or mold is added, and then allowed to ferment until one achieves […]

How to Follow a Low FODMAP and Vegan Diet at the Same Time

October 21, 2019 No Comments

Although a vegan diet has many benefits, it can sometimes cause digestive symptoms related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). This is because many plant-based foods are high in FODMAPs. Following a low FODMAP* diet and a vegan diet together can seem difficult and discouraging, since you may feel that you have to eliminate all the […]

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Speck, the Prosciutto from Tyrol

October 17, 2019 No Comments

Have you ever tasted “speck”, the smoked ham which is a typical delicacy from the South Tyrol region in the north-east of Italy, near the border with Austria?

TOP 10 Yummy Recipes from the Middle East

October 2, 2019 No Comments

Middle Eastern cuisine is rich in aromas and flavours. To help you discover it, here are 10 simple and tasty recipes from the Middle East to try!

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