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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 ...

The South Tyrolean Chesnuts Hearts

In November there is a festival in Meran with stalls of handicrafts in the area and surroundings and products such as meats, cheeses, cakes of different backgrounds and the inevitable chestnuts. Her you can find the famous "South Tyrol Heart of Chesnut " that local people call "kastanienherz" The traditional Thanks festival in Meran The Merano Grape Festival (Meraner Traubenfest in German) at the end of the harvest season is the oldest harvest festival in South Tyrol/Südtirol. Held ...

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). Ingredients 250g puff pastry 150 gr of macaroons 150 grams of peeled almonds 150 grams of sugar 150 grams of flour 150 g butter 3 eggs 1 shot of liqueur amaretto di saronno ...

Sweet taste of grapes

Have you ever tasted the sweet taste of grapes? During the summer for our lunch and our dinner we have to choose fresh and digestible foods as they help our metabolism to cope better metabolic stress. Important is also the introduction of those elements that eliminate with sweating, such as mineral salts, trace elements and certain vitamins with the consequence of a state of general fatigue. Eliminate high in fat and very elaborate foods but don't abolish them completely. Fruit and ...

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 ...

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 national cake of the Serenissima Republic, "enjoyed" not only in Venice but throughout the Veneto-Friuli, almost at the gates of Milan, "and fritoa" was produced exclusively by fritoleri, that in the '600 ...