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CHICKPEA IS..
21/04/2013
The chickpea, Cicer arietinum, is a legume of the family Fabaceae
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FOR EACH FORM APPROXIMATELY 600 LITERS OF MILK ARE NECESSARY
20/06/2013
Parmigiano-Reggiano is achieved with skimmed milk from the evening milking added to whole milk of the morning milking
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EGGPLANT IS..
15/04/2013
Eggplants belong to the nightshade family of vegetables, which also includes tomatoes, sweet peppers and potatoes
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WHY POLYPHENOLS ARE SO IMPORTANT?
09/06/2014
The extra virgin olive oil is the symbol of the Mediterranean diet and it is the best seasoning ever for both cooked and raw foods.
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A DRIED TOMATO IS...
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Sun-dried tomatoes are ripe tomatoes that are placed in the sun to remove most of the water content from the tomatoes
LEGUME IS..
21/04/2013
A legume in botanical writing is a plant in the family Fabaceae
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MINESTRONE IS..
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Minestrone is a special type of broth soup with lots of vegetables
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PORCINI MUSHROOM IS..
19/04/2013
Porcini mushroom, Boletus edulis, commonly known as penny bun, porcino or cep, is a basidiomycete fungus
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BALSAMIC VINEGAR OF MODENA PGI
15/04/2014
Aceto Balsamico di Modena, balsamic vinegar, is recognized as one of the most successful typical Italian food products on the international markets
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BLOOD ORANGE IS..
18/04/2013
The term "red or blood orange" refers to certain varieties of orange that have a pigmentation
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CHILLI PEPPER IS..
20/04/2013
The chilli pepper, Capsicum, belongs to the Solanaceae family
HOW TO TASTE OLIVE OIL
09/06/2014
The process of tasting extra virgin olive oil is quite simple to learn, and pleasurable to master.
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FARROTTO IS..
19/04/2013
Italians call Farrotto a spelt cooked as risotto
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PEACH IS..
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The peach comes from the families of Prunus, and it is native
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GENOA PESTO IS..
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Pesto is a sauce originating in Genoa, in the Liguria region of northen Italy
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ACACIA HONEY IS..
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Acacia honey is a type of honey from a false acacia, Robinia pseudoacacia, commonly known as
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BASIL IS..
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Basil, Ocimum basilicum, is an annual herbaceous plant that belongs to the Lamiaceae family
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SPELT IS..
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Spelt is a species of wheat that is scientifically known as Triticum speltum
SOUP IS..
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The word soup comes from French soupe ("soup", "broth"), which comes through
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SAFFRON IS..
20/04/2013
The name Saffron, Crocus sativus, comes from the Arabic word ”zafaran” which means yellow