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chayote or courgette

Thorny courgette or chayote: what it is, its benefits and how to use it in the kitchen

Exotic fruit of ancient origins, the thorny courgette is a very common vegetable in South American cuisine, where it is called chayote and used just like a “simple” courgette. The delicate flavour and countless beneficial properties are the characteristics of this increasingly well-known and appreciated food. Also known as Sechio, the thorny courgette is a …

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African horned melon

Kiwano or African horned melon: the strange tropical fruit that tastes like cucumber and banana

African horned melon, Its flavour is delicate and the taste is reminiscent of a mix between banana and cucumber: it is kiwano, a colourful tropical fruit also known as African horned melon or African horned cucumber. Increasingly present also in western markets, kiwano has many useful beneficial properties and can be used in cooking raw …

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differences durum wheat and soft wheat

The differences between durum wheat and soft wheat

The differences between durum wheat and soft wheat: cultivation, use in the kitchen and properties Similar in structure but profoundly different in shape, nutritional values, uses in cooking and cultivation: how many of you really know the differences between soft wheat and durum wheat? From the first we get the white flour, from the second …

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crescenza and stracchino

The differences between crescenza and stracchino and how to use them in the kitchen

They look alike but they are not at all the same: crescenza and stracchino are often mistaken for each other but, despite being both soft kinds of cheese, they have numerous differences. Milk, seasoning, properties: let’s see them all in detail, with some tips for using them in the kitchen. The growth and soft cheese …

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benefits of golden honey

All the benefits of golden honey: what it is and how it is prepared

Benefits of golden honey, we are increasingly looking for natural remedies to combat seasonal ailments, coughs and annoying colds and, if you know golden honey, you know that it is among the oldest and most effective. If you have no idea what it is, you are in the right place: this is what it is …

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Golden Milk

Golden Milk: benefits, how to take it, original Ayurvedic recipe and 5 variations

Do you know Golden Milk? It is an Ayurvedic drink based on turmeric and milk, not only good but also healthy. Let’s find out how to best prepare it, some variations, and the correct way to take it. The Golden Milk, milk or gold, is a drink that in recent years has become very fashionable …

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Laurel

Laurel, anti-inflammatory: here are properties, benefits, use and contraindications

Laurel (Bay leaf) is a plant with an intense aroma and numerous properties. Ranging from culinary applications to herbal medicine, laurel finds an important position as an ally for human health. Laurel, whose taxonomic name is Laurus nobilis, is an evergreen plant belonging to the Lauraceae family and native to the southern areas of Europe. …

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