Vegetables & Legumes

Recipes with vegetables and legumes from Puglia Italy: fava broad beans, lentils, orzo

Let’s stay healthy and cook some vegetables: minestrone vegetable soup

It is very important that we stay healthy and include some vegetables in our diet as they are rich in vitamins and fiber. Last week I went to the supermarket and bought lots of vegetables: zucchini, carrots, red tomatoes, cauliflower, potatoes. Today I realized that the zucchini would not have [...]

Home-cooking and family bonds are the secrets to a healthy and long life

The Mediterranean diet is about cooking at home with family and friends. Home-cooking and family bonds are the secrets to a healthy and long life. The Mediterranean diet is more than just food. It is about social interactions and relationships with family and friends. Food is a mean that brings people together.

Mediterranean diet: cooking with herbs and cutting salt

One of the reasons why the Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest cuisines in the world is that we use very little salt and cook with lots of herbs and spices, from oregano to basil, parsley, thyme, rosemary, garlic, fennel and chilly pepper.

What’s special at the markets in Italy in March: fresh fava beans

It has been several months now since we started our "What's special at the markets in Italy and Puglia" section, where we write about seasonal and special products we find at the market in Puglia. We have to admit that we were never happier to host our market section than today! This morning we finally found [...]

By |2017-05-04T14:17:13+02:00March 6th, 2010|Food markets, Vegetables & Legumes|0 Comments
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