19
apr
2016

water-kefir

Water kefir is a probiotic drink slightly alcoholic and fizzy, obtained from the fermentation of grains of kefir. There are two types of kefir: kefir milk and water kefir.

The water kefir is a great probiotic drink suitable for vegetarians and vegans. Also, it does not contain gluten and is also suitable for consumption by celiac. By virtue of its water kefir ferments works by rebalancing the intestinal flora, stimulates the intestinal immune system with beneficial effects on the immune system of the entire body. Regularly consuming Kefir would ensure the smooth functioning of the intestines and digestive system, a reinforcement of the immune system, shifting the balance of intestinal flora and the Elimination of bad cholesterol in the blood.

To prepare 1 liter of tibicos serves:

- tibicos grains
- 1 l of natural water
- 32 g brown sugar 1
- dry fruit (1apricot, 1 fig, 1date, 1Plum, or what you like) 
- glass jar

How to prepare it:

- In a transparent container, pour 1 l of natural water and brown sugar.
- Stir until the sugar has dissolved.
- Introducing kefir grains, dried fruit.
- Leave in a container at room temperature for 48 hours.

Fermentation can take place at room temperature. To slow down the fermentation process, you can leave the water Kefir in refrigerator. To reuse the kefir grains, rinse the jar thoroughly under running water.

21
jul
blueberry

BLUEBERRY

Blueberries can be eaten fresh or cooked, you can also store frozening. the Blueberry is suitable for all forms of intestinal disorders, liver disorders, bleeding tendency for capillary fragility, circulatory disorders and eyesight problems.

Idroccinnamico acid present in Blueberry is very important for our body, as it is able to neutralize the carcinogenic substance produced in the digestive tract.

The consumption of foods rich in antioxidants, see Blueberry, assumes an important role...

27
feb
schiacciata-alla-fiorentina-of-mulino-a-vento

Schiacciata alla Fiorentina of Mulino a Vento

Schiacciata Fiorentina

Ingredients ( for 6 people):

• 2 eggs
• 2 ½ tablespoon of sugar
• 2 whole orange peels
• 400 gr. flour
• 10 tablespoons of olive oil
• 1 cup of milk
• 2 bags of baking powder
• salt
• icing sugar
• chocolate powder

Beat the eggs in a bowl and add the sugar mixing energetically. Finely grate the orange peels and add to the eggs with a pinch of salt. Add the flour slowly, beating the eggs continuously and add the olive oil and the warmed milk. Add...

13
nov
sage

Sage

Sage is native to the northern Mediterranean coast, where it's used frequently in cooking. Sage's long, narrow leaves have a distinctively fuzzy texture and musty flavor redolent of eucalyptus, cedar, lemon, and mint. Italians love it with veal, while the French add it to stuffings, cured meats, sausages, and pork dishes. Americans, of course, associate it with turkey and dressing.

Sage pairs perfectly with rosemary and thyme in many dishes. Besides its versatility and compatibility with other...

02
jan
tortelli-di-patate

Tortelli di Patate

Boil the potatoes till tender and let it cool. Once they are cool, peel the skins. In a deep pan, heat some olive oil and cook the the garlic finely chopped with the bacon /or sausage. Once cooked, add the tomato suace. Add the potatoes in the sauce and mix well. Place the fresh pasta on the table in strips and with a spoon place the potatoe filling distant 3cm from each spoonful. Fold the pasta over and press on the border with two fingers to tight enough to make sure it is closed and the is...

20
jun
basil

Basil

Basil is an essential element in different cuisines.
Its leaves give a lively flavor to dishes and it's fine for sautéed dishes, salads or sauces.

Very widespread in European and Asian cuisine.
Basil was once used by farmers against colds, inhaling the aroma that was created by soaking the dried leaves in a bowl of boiling water.

18
oct
savory

Savory

Summer savory (Satureja hortensis) is the better known of the savory species. It is an annual, but otherwise is similar in use and flavor to the perennial winter savory. It is used more often than winter savory, which has a slightly more bitter flavor.

This herb has lilac tubular flowers which bloom in the northern hemisphere from July to September. It grows to around 30 to 60 cm (0.98 to 1.97 ft) in height and has very slender, bronze-green leaves.

Summer savory is a traditional popular...