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POMEGRANATE

By |2020-03-10T10:01:45+00:00March 10th, 2020|

The pomegranate is a miraculous plant, so appreciated for its virtues that it was used as a symbol on city coats of arms, ritual clothes, in paintings, sculptures and in medicine. Symbol par excellence of fertility, love and friendship that characterized many stories of the ancient world of gods and heroes. All of [...]

PANETTONE

By |2020-03-10T09:59:37+00:00March 10th, 2020|

Panettone is a typical Milanese dessert that is mostly eaten under the Christmas holidays, it’s so good that it has been copied and transformed into a similar desserts in other cities like Bologna where it’s called 'pan speziale' and  ‘pandose or Christmas bread' in Genoa. It’s a dessert that needs many hours to [...]

Licorice

By |2020-03-02T11:24:35+00:00March 2nd, 2020|

Licorice is a plant native of southern Europe and Asia and it is very special for its therapeutic properties.   It is used both in Eastern and Western phitotherapy but also by ancient Chinese doctors to treat cough.   Also useful to treat sore throat, cervical, phlegm and gastric acidity. But be careful [...]

LIMONCELLO FLAVOUR

By |2020-03-02T11:25:13+00:00March 2nd, 2020|

Limoncello is a sweet liqueur, obtained by macerating lemon peels in ethyl alcohol later mixed with a syrup of water and sugar. It is typical of the Campania region because of the lemons of Sorrento, from which this product is said to have originated, it was born in the early 1900s in a [...]

ANISE  

By |2020-03-02T11:25:34+00:00March 2nd, 2020|

Anise is a set of plants that do not even share a botanical point of view. There is therefore no plant that can be called by this name. There are several varieties whose seeds and fruits have the same aromatic note and are dried or pounded for different uses. TYPES and CHARACTERISTICS OF [...]

Mushroom Flavour

By |2020-03-02T10:55:22+00:00March 2nd, 2020|

Mushrooms are listed in the plant food group, and amongst the various species, are the Porcini, which are the most know between the comestible ones. It is possible to consume them freshly picked for example in a salad, alternatively it is possible to dry them and consume them at need, and above all, [...]

COCONUT

By |2020-03-02T10:37:19+00:00February 28th, 2020|

Native Indonesia, the coconut palm is typical of tropical countries and produces a wonderful fruit: coconut. Coconut is a fruit that contains very important sources of fat, proteins and fibers. Its shape is ellipsoidal, with a hard brown shell and inside white pulp with water. The famous coconut water is really full of [...]

FLAVOUR CHOCOLATE

By |2020-03-02T10:36:12+00:00February 28th, 2020|

The chocolate …the food of the gods! Chocolate is obtained from the seeds of Teobroma cacao plant, which can give people food- humor thanks to the release of endorphins. In the past chocolate could only delight the kings, the nobles and the warriors who enjoyed it with every senses. Dark chocolate, therefore, is [...]

THE TUNA FLAVOUR

By |2020-03-02T10:35:18+00:00February 28th, 2020|

Tuna is considered a “blue fish” belonging to “attinotterigi” species of ‘Tunnidae’ family. Usually they are a group of large fish species, pelagic and warm-blooded, which colonize almost all the seas of the world. They can be up to 5 meters long and we can find them in the Italian coasts of Sicily [...]

THE CORIANDER

By |2020-03-02T10:32:43+00:00February 28th, 2020|

Coriander, for whom doesn’ t know, is a plant native of Mediterranean Sea countries, belongs to the family of Ombrellifers. Has a very thin root and alternate leaves from which can sprout white or pink flowers and fruits, with a sweet taste, that can be used in the kitchen. It is also known [...]