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A DRIED TOMATO IS...
15/04/2013
Sun-dried tomatoes are ripe tomatoes that are placed in the sun to remove most of the water content from the tomatoes
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FOR EACH FORM APPROXIMATELY 600 LITERS OF MILK ARE NECESSARY
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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..
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Eggplants belong to the nightshade family of vegetables, which also includes tomatoes, sweet peppers and potatoes
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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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ORANGE HONEY IS..
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Generally described as a "juicy" honey, orange blossom honey can vary in color and flavor from year to year
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BELL PEPPER IS..
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Sweet bell peppers come in a wide array of vivid colors ranging from green, red, yellow, orange, purple, brown to black
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PORCINI MUSHROOM IS..
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Porcini mushroom, Boletus edulis, commonly known as penny bun, porcino or cep, is a basidiomycete fungus
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APRICOT IS..
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The apricot belongs to the Rosaceae family, as well as cherry, plum and peach
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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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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FARROTTO IS..
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Italians call Farrotto a spelt cooked as risotto
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BLACK OLIVE IS...
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Black olives are olives that have been allowed to fully ripen on the tree before harvesting
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CHILLI PEPPER IS..
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The chilli pepper, Capsicum, belongs to the Solanaceae family
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SAFFRON IS..
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The name Saffron, Crocus sativus, comes from the Arabic word ”zafaran” which means yellow
GRANA PADANO IS PRODUCED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
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Grana Padano is made from raw cow’s milk from two milkings a day, rested and partially skimmed natural cream
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PLUM IS..
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The plum tree is a plant of the Rosaceae family
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TOMATO IS..
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The tomato, Lycopersicum esculentum, is a perennial plant of the Solanaceae, native to Latin America
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TRUFFLE IS..
15/04/2013
A truffle is a mushroom fungus that grows underground