year : 2017 11 results

Carnival recipes: Chiacchiere or Galani? Frappe or Strufoli?

Carnival is coming, there is a party atmosphere and, as usual, celebrating something means to cook great dishes. Although each italian region or city has its tradition of parades and demonstrations, the only thing that all the italian region have in common, from Piedmont to Sicily, from Trentino ...

A typical easy recipe from Verona

  Torta Russa (Russian cake) Author: Meddiet Prep time: 30 mins Cook time: 50 mins Total time: 1 hour 20 mins The “Torta Russa” (Russian cake) is a typical cake of Verona, and consists of a shell of puff pastry stuffed with a paste made of almonds and macaroons (amaretti). ...

Fritole – Frittelle – are a Carnival sweet

Today your advisors of Mediterranean Diet present you: Fritole - Frittelle - are a Carnival sweet typical of Veneto made with apples and sultanas HISTORY Undisputed queen of Venetian desserts, the pancake, or better "fritoa” lives his magic moment in Carnival. Always considered the ...

Carnival in Termeno: the Egettmann parade

  If you are in South Tyrol during Carnival, you can not beat the original Egettmann parade in Termeno. Description of the parade and the main characters The parade is opened by the trumpeter, followed by farmers on horseback and their labourers and by farmers brandishing long whips ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 carboidr...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...