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Mediterranean food in London

If you want to find Mediterranean food in London and you want to spend a day tasting quality Mediterranean food,  but you don’t know where to go, don’t worry we from Mediterranean diet team have the right place for you. London is a city rich of different cultures, in which people from all over the world merge creating that fantastic environment rich of flavours. For this reason it is not so difficult to find true Mediterranean organic products in the middle of the City, near London ...

Beneficial health effects of Mediterranean Diet

The fact that this diet has considerable beneficial health effects constitutes a ‘natural experiment’ . The traditional Mediterranean diet is the dietary pattern prevailing among the people of the olive tree-growing areas of the Mediterranean basin before the mid-1960s. Before globalization it has made its influence on lifestyle, including diet. Key determinants of the traditional Mediterranean diet have been climate, flora and hardship, the latter discouraging import or consumption of ...

Rice with Potatoes and Mussel (Tiella)

Rice with Potatoes and Mussel (Tiella) Recipe Type: Rice Cuisine: Puglia Author: Meddiet Prep time: 1 hour Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 1 hour 15 mins Ingredients 1.5 kilograms of White potatoes 500 grams of Blue mussels 100 grams of Carnaroli rice 1 Onions 1 Tomatoes, San Marzano 50 grams of Parmigiano Reggiano, grated 50 grams of Dry bread crumbs 1 pinch of Parsley 1dash of Table salt 1 dash of White pepper Instructions Peel the ...

Risotto with tastasal

Risotto with tastasal Recipe Type: Rice Cuisine: veneto Author: Meddiet Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 40 mins Tastasal is a mixture of fresh ground pork, seasoned with salt and plenty of black pepper coarse crushed; this is the same dough used to make salami and sausages. The women of the low plain of Verona (Isola della Scala, Trevenzuolo, Vigasio) used to prepare the risotto with tastasal to taste the pasta cold cuts before insaccarli. Since this test is derived ...

From Greek to Roman art of cooking

To makle an excursus from Greek to Roman art of cooking we have to introduce some information about history. Roman rule over most of the known world (ecumene) meant that Rome was to spread and hand down to posterity the art and literature of Greece wonderful that everything tells us about his daily life and gives us, with news on its ancient dinners, from those of the Mycenaean (XIII century BC) to the imaginative banquets of Hellenistic rulers, including the ability gastronomy, its famous ...

The traditional Mediterranean Diet pyramid

The traditional Mediterranean Diet pyramid has evolved to adopt the new way of life. This has been an initiative of the Mediterranean Diet Foundation(http://dietamediterranea.com) and with the collaboration of numerous international entities, a wide range of experts in nutrition, anthropology, sociology and agriculture.The new Mediterranean Diet pyramid follows the previous pattern: at the base, foods that should sustain the diet, and at the upper levels, foods to be eaten in moderate ...

The history of food

The history of food originated when early man discovered the use of fire and learned to smoke, to roast or boil in was full of embers meat from animals that had hunted. Since then began also to collect rodents and molluscs, to shoot down birds, to fish, to make various edible plant species growing wild. Several millennia later discovered agriculture and cattle breeding. So his diet was enriched early cereal and a nutritious drink and refreshing as milk. He learned how to preserve meat of wild ...

The partners

The partners of the Mediterranean Diet Route will found an European Association on Mediterranean Diet comes from 7 countries (Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greek, Cyprus, Slovania and Croazia) C.S.I TRE www.csitre.com has had the initial idea to create an association on Mediterranean Diet. The philosophy of this cooperative we would like to spread in the reality of South Tyrol is: - A philosophy of networks and relationships (CSI means cluster and social innovation) in the light ...

The influence of Mediterranean diet in epidemiology

The influence of Mediterranean diet in epidemiology is a research of Tammy YN Tong and Nita G Forouhi. Tammy Tong is undertaking her doctoral studies (PhD) at the MRC Epidemiology Unit in Cambridge, UK. Her work is focused on assessing the applicability of the Mediterranean diet in the UK context, and in examining etiological associations of the diet with cardio-metabolic disorders and Nita Forouhi is the Group Leader of the nutritional epidemiology program at the MRC Epidemiology Unit in ...