month : 03/2015 17 results

Vegetable soup recipe

Today your advisors of vegetarian diet present to you a vegetable soup recipe Vegetable soup recipe with barley and chieves (for 4) It is a Vegetable soup recipe typical of the Northern areas of Italy: there are several different ways to prepare it, I have seen this vegetable soup in almost every mountain restaurant in South Tyrol: you can find it whether with or without meat, with more, less or no tomato sauce, but always with local vegetables, that means, in this regions, carrots, potato...

Cabbage salad

Today your advisors of  vegetarian diet present you: Cabbage salad One of my favorite salads. Quick to prepare though savoury and nourishing. I first tasted it in Alto Adige where cabbage is commonly used but I also found it in Slovenia. Cuisine: Alto Adige Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients (serves 4) 1/2 medium size green cabbage 2 tbsp capers 1 small potato 2 tsp mild mustard 2 tbsp olive oil Salt Pepper   Instructions Brush, ...

Vegetarian pasta and bean soup

Today your advisors of  vegetarian diet present you:  Vegetarian pasta and bean soup A traditional recipe widespread almost anywhere in Italy, pasta and fagioli has fed generations of farmers since beans were introduced in Europe in the 16th century. The secret of its success is the balanced combination of carbohydrates and proteins which makes it a complete though cheap recipe. Different versions of this recipe are available but I here suggest one that includes no animal derived products ...

Aromatic plants and natural herbs

Today your advisors of Mediterranean Diet present you:  Advices for the use of aromatic plants and natural herbs. If you've been walking allround in Southern Italy during the summer, you'll probably have in mind the mixture of smells coming from natural herbs like rosmary, thyme growing between the stones, selvatic sage, the plants of laurel... Every region has specific varieties of natural herbs that are more connected with that territory, depending of course on the climate. If we talk ...

One of the easiest vegetarian recipes: Chickpea flatbread

Today your advisors of vegetarian diet present you: One of the easiest vegetarian recipes: Chickpea flatbread Let's learn how to cook a typical ligurian plate, one of the easiest vegetarian recipes: Chickpea flatbread Cuisine: Liguria Preparation time: 20 minutes and 4 hours resting Cooking time: 30 minute Ingredients (serves 4) 500 g chickpea flour 1.5 lt. water 3 tsp olive oil Salt Pepper All the ingredients are allowed in a vegetarian diet. Instructions : 1) Dump the chickpea ...

Best oil for frying

  It's difficult to choose the best oil for frying. The results of a good dish and its healthy quality can depend both on oil prices or quality. Fry is an art, but just a few tricks to improve your technique and, above all, be more aware of what you are doing. But what is the best oil for frying? Olive oil, sunflower oil, vegetable oil or other? In this regard, we had a chat with Piero Palanti,  expert and taster of oils. Which is the best oil for frying? I think that the best oil ...

An Italian typical ricotta cake

Today your advisors of Mediterranean Diet present you an Italian typical ricotta cake The Cassata siciliana recipe HISTORY One of the sweetest Italian typical ricotta cake date back to Arabic domination of Sicily (IX-XI century). The Arabs introduced in Palermo sugarcane, lemon, lime, bitter orange, mandarin, almond. All these foods, together with ricotta, wich was produced in Sicily from the prehistoric times, were all the ingredients of this Italian typical ricotta cake, which initially ...