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LOOK BEFORE YOU BUY!
15/04/2013
Select eggplants with smooth and firm skin and free of blemishes like scars and bruises
KEEPING INTACT ITS SUBLIME TASTE
20/06/2013
The Grana Padano has to be stored in the least cold part of the refrigerator
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

HOW TO FREEZE AND DRY BASIL
08/05/2013
wash the basil leaving them to soak in fresh water for about 15 minutes
NO DIRTY KNIVES OR SPOONS IN IT, PLEASE
18/04/2013
Jam is preserved thanks to the high concentration of sugar which lowers water activity and acidity
BUY LEGUMES WITH A DEEP COLOR AND...
21/04/2013
Choose legumes of a uniform size so that they cook more evenly
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RICE, CEREALS, PASTA AND THE "BBD"
19/06/2015
BBD it's not a chemical formula, its the labelling that can help us to reduce food waste!
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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
LIGHTER CLOURED HONEYS ARE IN MILD IN FLAVOUR, WHILE DARKER ARE MORE ROBUST
18/04/2013
Generally speaking a very light coloured honey is much more expensive than a dark honey

NO PIECE OF A SERIES IS EXACTLY THE SAME AS ANOTHER
20/06/2013
The Parmigiano-Reggiano is a product that still follows a handmade production process, therefore
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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HOW TO STORE BALSAMIC VINEGAR
15/04/2014
The shelf life of balsamic vinegar is almost indefinite
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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
LOOK FOR CHILIES FEATURING BRILLANT COLOR WITH A HEALTHY STALK
20/04/2013
Just like with other dried spices, try to select organically grown dried chilli pepper since this will give you more

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HOW MANY TYPES OF BALSAMIC VINEGAR?
15/04/2014
There are three types of balsamic vinegar
LOOK FOR A WOODY AROMA
19/04/2013
When purchasing fresh porcini, select mushrooms with firm stems and a rich, woody aroma