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.
Doctors have finally found out that the health benefits effects of the Mediterranean diet may be due not only to the consumption of certain foods, but also to cooking techniques such as sofrito (sauté) made with extra virgin olive oil and tomatoes or garlic. This means that it is healthy to cook with extra virgin olive oil. Here find a recipe with lentils which are naturally rich in proteins and perfect for people who want to follow a Mediterranean Diet or a plant-based diet reducing the quantity of proteins coming from red meat
Learn about the different types of extra virgin olive oils and how to pair each olive oil with different food. Class also includes a guided and practical olive oil tasting where you learn to use you nose and palate in order to find out if the olive oil is truly [...]
Learn about the best flours to bake sourdough bread or to make pasta. You learn the difference between durum wheat semolina or white whole purpose flous as well as other flous such as farro, barley orzo or oat. You learn which flour is best to use both in terms of [...]
Not all extra virgin olive oils are the same! In a previous post, we talked about how different EVOOs can be in terms of health benefits due to the different amount of polyphenols (anti-oxidants) they have. The production method is another very important factor that makes extra virgin olive oils [...]