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BEWARE OF THE LABEL DESCRIPTION "HAND-PICKED"
15/04/2013
The best olives, in terms of health, are black olives that are water-cured or sea-salted
PRECOOKED, CANNED OR DRIED?
21/04/2013
The easiest is to buy them precooked
THOSE THAT ARE OVERLY LARGE MAY BE FIBROUS, THOSE OVERLY SMALL MAY BE FLAVOURLESS
13/04/2013
When purchasing zucchini, look for ones that are heavy for their size and have shiny, unblemished rinds

GROUND SAFFRON IS USUALLY ADULTERATED WITH INFERIOR SPICES
20/04/2013
The best quality saffron has a deep red color, a honey like aroma with a delicate taste

LOOK BEFORE YOU BUY!
15/04/2013
Select eggplants with smooth and firm skin and free of blemishes like scars and bruises
MINESTRONE STORING TIPS
21/04/2013
When making a vegetable soup to freeze, undercook your vegetables a bit
SOME USEFUL TIPS
19/04/2013
You can purchase spelt in whole form or as flour
KEEP AWAY FROM OTHER FOODS
20/06/2013
Keep in a refrigerated environment at a temperature between 4ᵒ and 8ᵒ C
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EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL: ITS SECRET FOR LONGEVITY
18/06/2015
The polyphenols, substances that abound in the olive oil and even more in the extra virgin olive oil, are an elixir to keep our body young!.. but not only..
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THE COLOURS OF LABLES
15/04/2014
Modena and Reggio Emilia use different systems to indicate the age of their balsamic vinegars
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HOW TO STORE BALSAMIC VINEGAR
15/04/2014
The shelf life of balsamic vinegar is almost indefinite
TO HASTEN THE RIPENING PROCESS, PLACE THEM IN A PAPER BAG WITH A BANANA
20/04/2013
Choose tomatoes that have rich colors

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Why " farmer " peaches are tastier ?
03/02/2015
Who has tasted at least once a peach just picked from the tree certainly will not have forgotten the sweet taste and its thousand scents..
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HOW MANY TYPES OF BALSAMIC VINEGAR?
15/04/2014
There are three types of balsamic vinegar
EACH MATURATION HAS ITS RECIPE
20/06/2013
Grana Padano DOP until 16 months: suitable for making dishes that require
LOOK FOR A WOODY AROMA
19/04/2013
When purchasing fresh porcini, select mushrooms with firm stems and a rich, woody aroma
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HONEY, A NEVER- ENDING STORY
17/06/2015
Say no to food waste!Learn the real shelf life of food products for a sustainable consumption..let's start from honey