About food ~ Page 2 din 20

Find out everything about food – about fruits, vegetables. Feel the food, and then you eat. See the colour, touch the “skin”, then taste the essence…

How to serve cheese

I have already said in part. The surface on which the various pieces of cheese or cheese are resting must be spacious enough to collect them all without touching one another, and so it is easier to cut. Each type of cheese should have its own knife with curved tip and the final hairpin. The crumbly cheeses such as “grain” will be complemented with a …

6 Things You Don’t Know about Butter and You Should

The caloric value of 100 g of butter with a percentage of water is approximately 15% of 716 calories and increases a little, given the loss of water, if it is melted, clarified. The proteins are present only 0.6%. There is plenty of A and E vitamin, also D. There are traces of B and B1 vitamins. We know that butter is a food rich in …

How to preserve milk at home without boiling

It is well known in the country – to preserve milk it means to boil, and this will slightly change the flavor and eliminate much of the vitamin content, instead survives to the “pasteurization”. Ways to preserve milk at home Pasteurization means heating the milk for a short period at a certain temperature (below the boiling point) and then to sudden cool. This process is blocking the development of …

Nutritional value of buckwheat, benefits of consumption

The refined buckwheat which is on the market contains 6.3% protein, 1’1% lipids and 79.7% carbs with 354 calories per 100 grams. With three parts of water, the energy of 100 grams of buckwheat polenta drops to about 100 calories, excluding any seasonings. Buckwheat is rich in vitamins E, B1, and B2, as well as protein, carbohydrate, fiber, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, zinc, manganese, selenium and …

Paella Recipe

The Spanish paella is a special pan (paelliera), a popular dish that is cooked in the region of Valencia, of whose ingredient base is rice. The simplest and most ancient recipe, which now no one knows, prepared with green beans and snails, collected in the same wetlands. Nowadays, there are a hundred ways to prepare the paella, from family restaurants to the rich folk. We …

Rice salads

To prepare a good salad of rice you can use both an English cooked rice (boiled in salted water and then place under cold running water), resulting a type of rice pilaf, using preferably Carnaroli rice, or other varieties of rice that does not overcook. If you want a very tasty dish you can use the Vialone, which is the type of rice that absorbs …

Puff pastry margherita cake

The ingredients for the dough preparation are as follows: 150 g of flour, 150 g starch, 325 g of sugar, 100 g of butter, 5 eggs and 10 egg yolks. It uses the same technique as that of the génoise pastry.

Top Five Uncommon Exotic Fruit Waiting For You

In the first part of this article, we had an opportunity to discover, or re-discover, some amazing vegetables. Saving the sweeter goods for last, get ready to enjoy a journey into the exotic world of some lesser known exotic fruit. If you prefer bold flavors and the occasional foray into strange and unfamiliar territory, these exotic fruit will definitely be for you! My apologies to …

10 Easy Tricks to Trim Thanksgiving Calories

How many calories do you consume during your Thanksgiving Day feast? With a little planning, you can cut the calories in half and still have a delicious time! Typical Thanksgiving Dinner Calories Calorie-Controlled Thanksgiving Dinner Calories 8 ounces champagne 170 4 ounces champagne 85 6 ounces turkey, white and dark meat 345 6 ounces turkey, white meat with no skin 230 ½ cup gravy 60 …

How to distinguish skimmed-milk powder

The strict controls in use, in any way, guarantee the quality of milk that once could be partially skimmed the surplus of 4% of obligation and even more. Now they sell the types of whole milk admittedly, partially skimmed or low-fat at all.Even low-fat milk is still full of many substances and is easily digestible. Look with suspicion at the milk which has a slightly …

Boy, What A Lemon!

This time of year, TV is loaded with commercials showing children coming in from the frozen tundra to the warm comfort of a hot, steaming bowl of soup. Well, soup is a “comfort” food, and it does warm you from the inside out – but it doesn’t PERK you up. Dark, cold gray days scream for pick-me-ups. Lemon’s irresistible citrus essence is my idea of …

Buckwheat used for the feeding of pheasants

It was used, before the advent of maize, but also after, to manufacture the polenta gray Manzoni. It is still grown in some mountainous areas of northern Italy and in other countries. It has nothing to do with the corn, being a completely different family (poligonacea) flowers, each containing a single seed, are presented in bunches. It is native from central Asia and the Saracens …