5 Ideas For a Special Easter

02/04/2015

So the holidays are almost here, huh? What we usually do when we have many days-off lined one after the other is to succumb to our escalating levels of laziness and spent all of our free time eating and…

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An Italian Affair ... with tomatoes

17/06/2014

When it comes to la dolce vita and the small pleasures of life, no one would dare question Italy’s expertise in doing it right. However   convinced we might be in our understanding of the cuisine of the land of shoes and boots, their ways are so peculiar that a lifetime isn’t enough to learn to cook like a true Italian. Traditions are passed on from a mother to a son (yes, we aren’t kidding) and long phone instruction sessions are a must for those who have left mamma’s…

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THE MOST CONTAMINATED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, Part 2

30/08/2013

Hi, dears, here I am with the promised second part on what foods should be avoided at any cost – and the cost is not as high as you might think, actually. As discussed in last week`s article, the good fellas at the Environmental Working Group compile a list of the most contaminated fruits and vegetables. They do it every year and usually tree fruits, berries, leafy greens dominate the list. Last week we published the 12 worst choices you could go for when shopping conventional produce, now let`s…

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YOU SAY TOMATO, I SAY TOMATHO

03/04/2013

Sounds the same but isn’t :) Just like organic and conventional grown tomatoes look almost the same, but are so definitely very different. I decided to write about tomatoes today, because for me this sour sweet beauty of nature has always been somehow a symbol of spring… maybe it`s the bright red color, speaking of the pure energy of the new beginning; maybe it`s a childhood memory, eating a fresh tomato with feta cheese and bread under the warm sun, anticipating the long months of the upcoming summer…

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