In vino veritas

In Vino veritas is one of the most famous phrase since thousand years. It was used by the Latin to say that when we drink too much we say things that we would never say. And so the great Arc at last came to rest on Mount Ararat, and Noah and his vast family came out, followed by “all the animals and all the creatures that move along the ground”. For Noah had saved all Creation and was named ‘Soter’ the saviour. He had saved all that moved, but not the grasses, nor the trees nor any ...

The Hop

Today Mediterranean Diet presents you some valuable tips on how to use and eat the Hop. Historical notes The first historical mentions of hop date back to 760 when, in France, reigned Pepin the Short, and refer to a hop garden near the monastery of Freising, Germany. In 725, in Weihenstephan, San Corbiniano had founded a monastery with its brewery. The Weihenstephan brewery was the first in the world to have used this plant. The use of this plant has facilitated the retention and, conseq...

Well being after holidays

In the last days of 2016 we have made big parties, drinking alcohol with friends, eating cakes sit fro hours around a table... Among the good intentions for the new year we have decided to mae a kind of diet in 2017. It is really difficult to decide wich kins of diet to choose : withour carboidrates, only proteins, only drinking tea.. Be happy!! You do not need drastic diets, just follow few simple tips from your Team of Medierranean Diet team and you will be well being after holidays. TO...

Pizza, my first Latin lover

Do you like Pizza?  Do you know something of its interesting, fascinating history? Who invented Pizza? Do you need a little help to find a good answer?  No problem; "Dieta Mediterranea"  is here to help you to know more deeply one of the most popular foods in the world. Everybody in every corner of the world love Pizza. The origins of pizza is not always as easy and straightforward as you might think. There are different schools of thought about it. I will gladly present to you some of ...

Quinoa the sturdy plant

There is a plant in the world (Quinoa, the sturdy plant)  that could contribute to the fight against hunger because it is a vigorous and strong plant and it is an ideal food for all tastes and in “all the sauces”. This desert plant "Quinoa" has many qualities which we would like to talk to you. But what is it exactly Quinoa, the sturdy plant? Quinoa is an herb that can reach two meters high and produces nutritious seeds. Some are places in our planet do not favor any plant but the ...

Tuna Patties With Lemon Dill Sauce

Today the Team of Mediterranean Diet presents you a weight loss recipe: Tuna Patties With Lemon Dill Sauce Instead of high calorie, fatty sources - use spices to provide flavorsome, exciting meals your whole family will enjoy. "Tuna Patties With Lemon Dill Sauce" is another recipe in a range of hunger-fighting, low fat recipes to assist you keep your weight under control. This irresistible, no-hassle meal will help you reach your weight-loss goals - while making mealtime a real treat. Lean ...

Mediterranean Diet in our daily life

Today your expert of Mediterranean Diet gives you advices of how to practice Mediterranean Diet in our daily The fish is the first pillar for Mediterranean Diet in our daily life The proteins that you can find in fish are high in biological value and rich in Omega-3 fats. Omega-3 fats bring in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and in decreased of  triglycerides and "bad" cholesterol in the  plasma levels high benefits. For these reasons, you need to consume fish at least 3-4 times a ...

Christmas lunch with low calories

For a Christmas lunch with low calories follow these advices 1) learn how to cook in the healthy way 2) match the right wines for the right dishes For a Christmas lunch with low calories you have to cook in the healthy way you need: a) to distribute meals throughout the day (big breakfast, light lunch and light dinner) b) Always keep in mind the food pyramid c) cooking with great attention to limit the use of high calorie foods (example: use only 1 tablespoon of olive oil each time) and ...

Klöckeln a tradition still alive in the Sarntal Valley

The Sarntal Valley extends from north of Bolzano to a length of 50 km up to Passo Pennes, surrounded by beautiful mountains and set in an untouched nature. The main village is Sarntal, which includes as many as 27 villages and is the largest town in South Tyrol by extension. The valley and the community retain largely their original character, featuring a footprint peasant. Today, however, the Sarntal Valley offers not only agriculture, sweaters and traditional slippers, woodworking, mountain ...

Legends on the traditional Christmas cake from SouthTyrol

Let us see the legends on the traditional Christmas cake from Trentino SouthTyrol The tradition of Zelten has been born in Central European in the 8th century. A legend says that Zelten was prepared on December 13 and offered to the end of the holidays. There is a manuscript of the 8th century that explained the recipe for Zelten "Take Candia grapes, raisins, pine nuts, almonds peeled cut for long, minutely chopped lemon peel, anise seeds, candied citrus peel, cinnamon, a little 'sugar and ...