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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…

The Sacher Torte Recipe

The Sacher cake is prepared almost as sand cake: 200 g of butter, 500 g of flour, 100 g of starch, 3 whole eggs But replace the flour with 60 g of starch, 60 g chopped almonds, 80 g of sweet cocoa. It spreads when the cake is cool with apricot jelly, and cover with chocolate icing.

Sabbiosa cake – sand cake recipe

Sabbiosa cake, an italian recipe, is known as sand cake or sandy cake. The ingredients for the dough preparation are as follows: 200 g of butter, 500 g of flour, 100 g of starch, 3 whole eggs. It works like génoise pastry. Whisk very, very well with a wooden spoon until the mixture is foamy, add the sifted flour with starch and the beaten egg …

Doses and uses of the various pasta frolla cake

Fat salty pasta frolla cake 500 g of flour, 250 g of butter, 1 egg or 2 egg yolks, 10 g of salt, enough water. Given the great friability lends itself to all forms available and Small boats and tarts to contain various compounds for appetizers, or to “prepare quiches’ ​​and pies filled with delicate vegetables, eggs and mushrooms, asparagus and white sauce, vegetables with …

How to prepare shortcrust pastry

It is the most widely pasta used for cooking, and even the more ancient custom. It is called the “crust” perhaps because it actually needs to be left for several hours, wrapped in a damp cloth, before being baked. There might be a pasta frolla cake “fat” and a pasta frolla “lean”: the first, extremely brittle, is made of flour and butter in a ratio …

New Cancer Foe in a Nutshell? Selenium

Maybe, just maybe, we’re closing in on another weapon against ovarian cancer. A study found that women with the highest blood levels of selenium were five times less likely to develop ovarian cancer than women with the lowest levels (J ournal of the National Cancer Institute, January 3, 1996). We need many studies to test this out. But in the meantime, make sure your multi …

South-American Traditional Food Diary: Peru

Peru is South America’s third largest country, next only to Brazil and Argentina in land area. The country lies in western South America along the Pacific coast. The long, narrow coast consists of a desert that is even drier than the Sahara. And on the east of the coast, rise the towering Andes Mountains. This region is famous for its grass-covered plateaus, crystal-clear air and …

Icing for cakes and baked meringue

Proceed as for the fondant, adding a greater amount of glucose, 300 g per  every kg of sugar. The fondant will be softer and easier for flavoring, coloring and pour over the cakes and sweets. You can prepare another icing for cakes – beating an egg with sugar as much as is needed to achieve a soft dough, andin the end add a teaspoon of …

A Fishy Tale: Part 1

The Untold Story of How Genetic Engineering Threatens Aquaculture and Agriculture Putting GE in Context: Corporate ‘science’ in a globalized unsustainable world There are many aspects of Genetic Engineering which make it unique, including its position as a ‘science’ and the severity of the risks it presents. As a ‘science’ GE is very new, and growing rapidly due to the billions invested in GE research …

Humane Slaughter?

In May of 2002, IBP- the world’s largest meatpacking “chain”- made headlines when employees of a Washington slaughterhouse complained that 10-30% of the cows were getting skinned and dismembered while still alive. By federal law, animals are supposed to be unconscious before they are brought to slaughter. But IBP employees said that the line moves so fast that they cannot ensure that all the cows …

Tips: Food Transportation

From the farms to our plates, the typical U.S. meal travels 1,250 miles (2,000 km). This obviously is not healthy for our environment since it requires more packaging and energy to transport the food. The transporting of food has harmful effects on the environment. From the farms to our plates, the typical U.S. meal travels 1,250 miles (2,000 km). This obviously is not healthy for …

WHAT ABOUT DRUGS?

Between 1976 and 1985, 52%of 198 new drugs that had been tested primarily on animals, had “serious post-approval risks”. These risks were defined as reactions that could lead to hospitalization, disability, or death. As a result, these drugs had to be withdrawn or completely relabeled. Naturally, this would make it impossible to estimate how many potentially useful drugs may have been needlessly abandoned because animal …

ANIMALS LEAD US ASTRAY

When researching this article, I read extensively about the supposed benefits of vivisection and of the drawbacks- I’ve already mentioned the suffering of the animals (and the human character), so I’ll move on to scientific “advancement” (as they call it). During my visit at the Coulston website, I noticed that they boasted “Coulston Foundation is still in the forefront of developing new techniques for animal …