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Italian wine grapes: Berzamino, Bonarda, Bombino Bianco, Bianchello 1

Spirulina Smoothie

This is a little sweet because of the fruit but makes a wonderful breakfast drink. Smoothie: 1 Banana ½ Papaya 1 Tbsp Spirulina 1½ Cup Unsweetened rice, soy or grain milk ¼ tsp Cinnamon Put everything in a blender and blend on high until…
Italian wine grapes: Berzamino, Bonarda, Bombino Bianco, Bianchello 1

Seed Wonder

This drink can be used as a substitute to a meal. Try to avoid other foods other than fruit for at least one hour after consuming and this drink is best consumed on an empty stomach. Blend all Ingredients together. Ingredients: 2 Cups Multi…
Italian wine grapes: Berzamino, Bonarda, Bombino Bianco, Bianchello 1

ROSE PETAL TEA

"There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea." Henry James, "The Portrait of a Lady" The tea manking it usually it's an opportunity for a ritual in our lives, a ritual meaning that…
Italian wine grapes: Berzamino, Bonarda, Bombino Bianco, Bianchello 1

Ginger Tea

Ginger is one of the most diversely consumed herb in the world. Not only is it enjoyed as a beverage but it is eaten in many forms world-wide. Ginger slices from the fresh root purchased at the grocery store will do for an introduction to the…
Italian wine grapes: Berzamino, Bonarda, Bombino Bianco, Bianchello 1

May Wine "Punch"

15 sweet woodruff springs 2 pints strawberries 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 quarts Rhine or Mosel wine Optional garnishes include edible flowers such as borage, violets, or roses. Heat 4 woodruff springs in 200 deg. oven for 5 min. Rinse and hull…
Italian wine grapes: Berzamino, Bonarda, Bombino Bianco, Bianchello 1

Pulp Facts

News alert: Don't juice vegetables and then discard the pulp. In the garbage goes most of the fiber. Even worse, according to a new study, you waste about half of the fabulous vitamins and phytomins. Researchers first measured levels of two…
Italian wine grapes: Berzamino, Bonarda, Bombino Bianco, Bianchello 1

Hababeri Sherry

The habanero pepper is 30-50 times hotter than a jalapeno. The flavor, if you can get past the heat, is fruity and distinctive. This "cooking sherry" brings forth the flavor and reduces the incendiary impact to provide a delicious seasoning. 1…
Italian wine grapes: Berzamino, Bonarda, Bombino Bianco, Bianchello 1

Vanilla Extract

I'm presently making my own vanilla - do not know if you can use brandy. I used 2 cups of SKY vodka* and a vanilla bean. I put both into a jar, covered and let steep. After 5 weeks, I added another vanilla bean. It seems to be just fine - a…
Italian wine grapes: Berzamino, Bonarda, Bombino Bianco, Bianchello 1

MINT SEKANJABIN

2 1/2 cups water 4 cups sugar 1 cup wine vinegar 8 sprigs fresh mint Combine water and sugar and bring to a boil, stirring frequently until sugar dissolves. Add vinegar and simmer 1/2 hour. Remove from heat and plunge mint sprigs into hot…
Italian wine grapes: Berzamino, Bonarda, Bombino Bianco, Bianchello 1

Best Jerkey

2 CUPS SOY SAUCE 2 OZ. BURBON WHISKEY 2 TBLS. GARLIC SALT 2 TBLS. SUGAR 1 TSP. PEPPER 2 TBLS. DRY MUSTARD 2 TBLS. GROUND GINGER 2 TSP. TABASSCO LET SOAK FOR 24 HOURS DRY IN SMOKER OR DEHYDRATOR.
Italian wine grapes: Berzamino, Bonarda, Bombino Bianco, Bianchello 1

Organic Wines - Growing organic wine grapes

Wine appreciation starts not in the glass but at the vineyard. To my mind, the more you know about a wine—where the grapes grew, who tended them, and how they ripened—the more you will appreciate and remember its taste and the pleasure it…
Italian wine grapes: Berzamino, Bonarda, Bombino Bianco, Bianchello 1

Italian wine grapes: Berzamino, Bonarda, Bombino Bianco, Bianchello

Berzamino or Marzemino italian wine Berzamino is another name for Marzemino. This late ripening grape is mostly grown in eastern Lombardy. Marzemino is sometimes blended with Groppello italian wine to produce a vina da tavola called Ronco di…