Draining herbs are often labeled as slimming even if they do not eliminate fats but help fight stagnation: sometimes girls feel fat but it is not fat that creates mass but rather a stagnation dictated by water retention. Those looking for natural remedies to combat water retention can take advantage of the so-called draining herbs.
Among the most consumed vegetables of all we find tomatoes. In fact, they lend themselves to the preparation of many recipes both as a side dish and as a condiment. However, we don't find tomatoes in all seasons, which is why it is advisable to keep some of them. In this regard, we will now show you how to preserve cherry tomatoes in brine.
Cauliflower, a typical winter vegetable, has a beneficial effect on our health thanks to the presence of important micro nutrients such as potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, folic acid, vitamin C etc. According to experts, it also contains anti-cancer, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-scurvy active ingredients.
Risotto with artichokes is a dish suitable all year round but especially in the cold months since artichokes are available in winter: their best time is from November to March. Risotto with artichokes turns out to be a well-balanced first course from a nutritional point of view and is prepared very easily.
The cause of hair loss or its weakening must first be understood, or the causes that can be of various types and require specific treatments. However, natural remedies against hair loss based on lotions and herbal decoctions, some of which have been known for thousands of years and mentioned in ancient recipe books, are always useful.
Chantilly Cream, undoubtedly one of the best creams used to fill and decorate desserts, is able to make any dessert greedy and light. Legend has it that François Vatel, a 17th century cook at the court of Chantilly castle, fief of the Prince of Condé, invented this very delicate cream.
With the arrival of the cold season, our immune defenses are put to the test. This is why it is important to protect our body and, as always ……. attention begins at the table! Fruits and vegetables are an excellent source of vitamins, fiber and mineral salts, but to get the most out of them you need to choose seasonal products.
There are many varieties of apples, different in skin color, texture and pulp flavor, with which we can try our hand in the preparation of juices, jams, syrups, desserts. And speaking of desserts, today we want to offer you the most classic of desserts, apple pie. A dessert that lends itself very well at the end of a Sunday lunch or for a healthy breakfast.
The potato gateau, also called gattò or potato pizza, is a dish that lends itself very well as a single dish, it is also the ideal meal for those who dine away from home for work or other reasons. In general, potatoes abound at home, indeed very often we forget them in the pantry and we remember them when they have sprouted.
Ravioli are renowned for their filling which can vary according to our tastes and needs. Here is a first course, ravioli stuffed with mushrooms, cauliflower and bechamel, which we could cook during the holidays. A great tasty and appetizing dish that could make you look good on Christmas Day or New Year's Day.
Spaghetti alla chitarra is a dish of Abruzzo origin. The name derives from the so-called “carrature”, which represents the typical rectangular wooden frame that gives rise to the typical square section spaghetti. To best enjoy this recipe it is advisable to use only products of safe origin, perhaps for the veal and pork pulp you can contact a small trusted breeder.
Zucchini is a vegetable that must not be missing in the kitchen, as a fundamental ingredient of many first courses, as a side dish or as a single dish. In fact, it can be prepared in the most varied and original ways. Among the most requested specialties we find the stuffed round courgette, an easy and quick dish to prepare.
Chocolate cupcakes are small treats that are well suited to any occasion, even when time is short. Their small size and their concentrated taste will allow you to indulge in a little whim every now and then without exceeding the quantities, even if it is difficult to stop!
Crepes can be filled in many ways both with meat, cheese and vegetables. The secret is to have ingredients whose traceability is guaranteed, Therefore in the case of vegetables, always choose from organic farming and in the case of eggs from organic farming. Another recommendation is to choose fresh seasonal vegetables or those from your own garden.
Passatelli can be an excellent ally in the fight against food waste. It is a dish originating in Emilia Romagna, easy to prepare and ... based on leftovers. There are many ways to save in the kitchen, you can cook with the dishwasher, make the most of the heat emitted by the oven and minimize the food waste.
The artichoke, very rich in fiber and minerals, is a vegetable that lends itself easily to many culinary dishes and can also be eaten by everyone and at all ages because it is easily digestible. A very tasty recipe is the artichoke flan, a simple and quick dish to prepare. But let's see step by step how to make the artichoke flan following our recipe.
“We are what we eat”. So what must never be missing at the table? Lots of good and healthy vegetables and fruit! In this regard, we want to offer you the Greek salad, a healthy, light, low-calorie and healthy dish. But let's see in detail how to prepare the Greek salad with the addition of cous cous and citrus fruits.
Crepes is a waffle made of simple ingredients such as eggs, milk, flour and is usually filled with the most varied, sweet or savory fillings. In this regard, we now propose the crepes with pumpkin and béchamel filling.This dish is very suitable for Sunday lunches or for holidays and is prepared with great ease.
The omelette is a very simple and quick dish to prepare and can be enriched with lots of seasonal vegetables. Which vegetable to choose in winter for our omelette? We can undoubtedly choose cauliflower, a vegetable available in winter which, among other things, is very healthy due to the presence of vitamins and minerals.
Anyone who thinks that focaccia can only be eaten at a restaurant is very wrong! Good, tasty… rosemary focaccia is a good alternative to the classic bread, which can be prepared at home even if you are not a master pizza maker. All you need is the necessary ingredients and in a short time it will be possible to prepare a delicious focaccia to eat together with friends and relatives.
The pasta omelette is a dish that lends itself very well as a snack out of town or as a lunch in the office since it can be prepared well in advance. The preparation of the pasta omelette does not require particular culinary skills; it is prepared quickly and only a few ingredients are needed to make it ... just eggs and pasta for the basic recipe.