Raw Food Recipes – Cream cheese

Cream cheese with green angelica Ingredients: 150 g angelica leaves, nettles 50 g, 250 g of fresh cow cheese, a large water onion, 1 bunch of parsley, dill, 10-15 black olives, 1 teaspoon of powder of herbs and spices, a teaspoon of powder of pollen, 8-10 slices of bread, 50 g butter, bran. Preparation: finely cut leaves of angelica with greens, nettles and onions, stir …

Clarified pork fat

The best clarified pork fat (strutto) is obtained by melting the softer of the fat, and the fat around the net and the kidneys, and any other crop obtained from the slaughter of the pig. This fat is melted, it is filtered through a cheesecloth, what remains of fried golden brown fat the “cracklings”, with which we prepare the tasty fillings. There are those who …

Tomini or Tomino Cheese

Production area: many parts of Piemonte. Tomini cheese almost always weight less and never reach the ettogramm 2 ounces. In particular, those of Varaita weigh from 150 to 180 g and those of Rivarolo have a diameter of 5 cm and a height of 2.5 cm. Cheeses are particularly suited for the summer months, this period can be eaten fresh, after a few hours of …

Taleggio and Quartirolo Cheeses

Production area: Val Taleggio, between Bergamo and San Pellegrino, and around the plains of Pavia (Lombardy). It is also produced in Veneto and in the valleys in general. It is produced in two types: the Taleggio cooked and sweeter than the authentic soft Taleggio (contains 55% fat), and the raw Taleggio , more delicate and creamy. It is a young cheese that is produced throughout …

Scamorza Cheese

Similar to mozzarella, Scamorza yarn cheese is consumed less fresh and sometimes smoked.Scamorza cheese is made ​​with milk from cows and goats (but almost always with cow’s milk). It is particularly prepared in the area of Abruzzi, where different calibers are made, but still quite small. It is used also to be eaten grilled. You can also find scamorze cheese in Neapolitan and in Lucania.

How to Make Homemade Fondant for Cakes

The fondant can be prepared with success even at home. First, cook the sugarin the faze called “small ball” in this way: wet 1 kg of sugar with 2 dl and half of water, and when the mixture is about to boil, add 100 g of glucose powder. Expect to resume the boil and then add 2 or 3 teaspoons of lemon juice filtered through …

Natural Treatments for Migraine

The herb feverfew has been regarded as a miracle cure for migraine headaches that can eliminate the need for drugs. In one study, migraine victims who took feverfew capsules for six months were relatively free of migraines. In another study, the herb reduced the incidence of migraines by 25% and their severity dramatically. In some women, migraine attacks are linked to the menstrual cycle, suggesting …

Starch – corn starch – tapioca Sago – arrowroot

The most common thickener is wheat flour, although it is less effective: in fact it requires considerable amounts and makes the sauces to which is added opaque. A great thickening power has the potato starch, however, that makes the sauces and creams a bit sticky and streamers, while maintaining a kind of transparency. The same effect without stickiness, is made in equal quantities with cornstarch …

Nutritional value of pasta

100 g of dry pasta = 355 calories 100 g of dry pasta = 360 calories 100 g of gluten pasta = 366 calories The value of the calorie of “fresh” homemade pasta can be deduced from the ingredients that has been used. If you had used 100 g of flour as an egg there are approximately 150 g of fresh pasta, equivalent to 354 …

Get Carried Away with Caraway

Caraway is useful in cooking, baking, and even medicine. The fine leaves can be sprinkled in salads and the roots can be cooked like parsnips or sliced and eaten raw. The essential oil of caraway is pale yellow and carries the strong odor and flavor of the seeds. The culinary use of the caraway plant dates back 5,000 years. Caraway grows well in West Asia, …

Sea Buckthorn – Natural drinks and the secrets of preserving

Sea Buckthorn is the absolute champion of autumn; because of the fruit contents can ensure the body needs for a day of vitamins, minerals and trace elements by drinking only a few beans or a glass of juice. Sea Buckthorn also contains antioxidants, important substances in the impeccable functioning of immune system. But, in order to preserve it fresh as much as possible these fruits …

EAR ACUPUNCTURE – AURICULOTHERAPY

Ear acupuncture is the best known of the so-called microsystems of acupuncture, which hold that there is a representation of the body in a small area. The story of ear acupuncture begins with a French doctor, Paul Nogier, of Lyon (see Kenyon 1983a). In the early 1950s Nogier was intrigued to find that some of his patients had apparently been cured of their sciatica by …