Rice and peas

The "rice and peas" is a typical recipe of the Venetian tradition. It is excellent in the spring because in this season we have the best peas, the main ingredient of this dish. The rice for this dish, however, is the nano vialone IGP, and not the classic Carnaroli, which has the characteristic to be very swell during cooking thus absorbing more seasoning. Define the rice and peas is not easy. Even today many people wonder if this dish belongs to the category of risotto or soups: neither one ...

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 ...

Easy fish recipe for good taste

Today the team of Mediterranean Diet shows you how easy is to cook easy fish recipe for good taste and how many money we can save avoiding seafood restaurants. To make easy fish recipe for good taste you have to buy fresh fish at the fish market saving a lot compared to individual purchases: - 1kg of clams - 1.5 kg of mussels - 2 kg tuna - 2 basses of about 1 kg We have frozen 2/3 of tuna and 1 sea bass. We also buy: - garlic - onion - celery - rocket salad - Various vegeta...

Licorice

There's something for everyone this time, and we should say, even here, so on and so forth. In fact, we are talking about Licorice, a substance derived from a perennial plant, divided into many specie ... who does not pray much, before surrendering, and fall into sin; a sin of gluttony among the most sought. It has now many forms and it seems none of them let us down. Far from it. A licorice makes you want just by looking. Its flavor is very difficult, if not impossible, to be confused with ...

Summer healthy smoothies

Today your experts of the Mediterranean Diet present to you summer healthy smoothies suggestions. Use all the fruit you love,  mix it together and create amazing healthy drinks! It is summer Summer and to fight against heat of July and August listen to the Mediterranean Diet's suggestions. In its wisdom, nature donates us cold and refreshing fruits and vegetables in the summer months and energetic, caloric food in the wintertime. Let's have a look to the set of wonderful and colourful ...

A classical tapa: spanish seafood salad

Today your Mediterranean Diet experts present to you a clssical tap: spanish seafood salad. You can prepare for your summertime dinners. Its original name is Salpicón de mariscos, a fresh seafood salad. You can serve it as a "finger food" in little bowls as a starter for your dinner or as your light main dish in larger quantity. This dish is really quick and easy, moreover the result is excellent and will surprise your guests! A classical tapa: spanish seafood salad - El salpicón This ...

Fight the heat of these days

The Mediterranean Diet team is now offering some food tips to fight the heat of these days. Our cities are getting hotter and hotter because of environmental pollution. This encourages us to stay inside with air-conditioned. To cool off, however, there is not only air condition. It is also usefull a proper nutrition based on the choice of the healthiest foods and a few simple rules.  In summer the water demand increases and decreases that one  of food. To maintain a constant body temperature ...

Low Carb Chicken Recipes Made Easy

Do you have an interest in cooking? Or, are you interested for some of the low carb chicken recipes? If so, then you have found the right page for your need. We explain you how to cook low Carb Chicken Recipes Made Easy. Why? Obviously, it is for the main reason that in this article you will find two of the favorite low carb chicken recipes that you can add to your low carb chicken recipe collection. It is also interesting to know that these provided low carb chicken recipes comes from the most ...

THE LARGEST CHRISTMAS BALL OF THE WORLD

If you ask me : how large can be the largest christmas ball of the world ? I would answer 1 or 2 meter. I would have never thought that the largest christmas ball of the world  is 42 meter!! Cellina von Mannstein (fifth generation of the family of the South Tyrolean brewers  but with experiences of a professional photographer in New York with Terry Richardson) thought the interior design of “Felsenkeller”. Here the rustic atmosphere of the cave and the luxury understatement marries ...

Saint Nicholas cookies, a tradition in Italy

A lot of people has bought Saint Nicholas cookies, a tradition in Italy, in the Christmas market or has tried to cook them at home. Not all children wait for the 25th of December 25 to receive gifts for Christmas. In the countries of northern Italy, and in some Nordic countries, such as Holland and Germany, gifts arrive already in the night between 5 and 6 December, the night of Saint Nicholas.  Nicholas is an old man with a long grey beard dressed as a bishop. Sometimes he leaves the ...