Bechamel is a sauce originally from France, where it was invented in the 17th century by Louis de Bechamel. However, it is widely used also in Italy – where it is one of the main ingredients of the lasagne – and in the United Kingdom, where it is better known as white sauce. In this article I will show … More [15min recipe] Low-calorie bechamel
The following recipe is the first of the [15 min recipe] serie. The gazpacho is a vegetarian cold soup made from raw vegetables and it is a tipical dish from Andalusia, Spain. However, it is wide consumed all over the country. It is very nutrient and refreshing, therefore is highly recommended during summer. Moreover, it is extremely … More [15min recipe] Andalusian Gazpacho
It is hard to resist the temptation of a good fried meal. Fried food is usually a joy to the palate. However, the spell is soon broken by the consciousness that begins to remember us that fried food hurts our liver, that it increases cholesterol level and that the fats it contains are sneaky and … More Is Frying Harmful?
“Vina bibant homines, animantia cetera fontes” – men drink wine, and other beings drink from water springs. There is no countryin which wine hasn’t coined its own proverbs. In China, the proverbial wisdom of Confucius is found in the highest “do not wait for the next harvest to make room for new wine.” The word “wine” comes … More Brief History of Wine
1. Decent grocery shopping. It applies particularly to those – men and women – living alone. Usually, what you can find in their fridges is the alternation between days of pure desolation with only some crusts of cheese left and days when the fridge is fully packed, with a supply of products that will inevitably expire … More The Ten Things Every Under-30 Should Be Able To Do When Cooking