Cooking Eating a nutritionally balanced diet is almost impossible if you rely on takeout or fast food. Anyone can cook adequately with a little interest, knowledge, and minimum of equipment. The first and most important requirement is the will to cook, followed by good co-ordination and timing skills, and understanding […]
Le Marche Holiday is run by Moreno Moretti, a rural development graduate based in the province of Ascoli Piceno. The simple aim of the project is to propose great vacation ideas for your stay in the region; activities which are part of local tradition from truffle hunting to artisan workshop […]
Baguette Tourists visiting small cities and towns in France become watch with fascination people carrying baguettes under their arms in specially designed bags or on their bicycles carriers around noon in time for lunch at home. French, except in Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Strasbourg and other major cities go home for […]
The Perfect Oil Caring chefs employ a range of oils in their cooking; some prefer olive oil for sautéing, salad dressings, marinades and pan-frying. Some albeit in Italy only, use olive oil for deep-frying. Then some chefs use avocado- or walnut oil for dressings or brushcetta. The list goes on. […]
Busy people shop indiscriminately, quickly, without consideration and purchase convenience foods – at a cost. Manufacturers charge for the labour, packaging, marketing, and administration, plus a handsome profit. Add to this transportation, and distribution costs, plus the profit of the grocery store, you can imagine the impact! In reality, convenience […]
Brussels Sprouts Undoubtedly, Brussels sprouts are the most underrated and undervalued vegetables today. Many grocery store managers don’t even bother to offer them in their produce departments. Yet, properly prepared Brussels sprouts can be delicious and healthy. Although very different in appearance from kale, cabbage, kohlrabi, cauliflower and broccoli Brussels […]
For North Americans, hamburgers represent iconic fast food in its multitude of guises advertised constantly. You can even buy a hamburger pre-cooked, while you are in the drive-through, and eat while driving.
Most people think of shiraz and/or chardonnay when they talk about Australia, yet this huge country with many climates produces a significant amount olive oil.
This industry is relatively young compared to Mediterranean countries, but growers have made good use of up-to-date research conducted by European scientists and selected the most suitable lands and climates to plant their olive groves.