Time to Fry the Blooms

THE BLOOMS I truly love zucchini blooms, though there are many ways to consume them, my all time favorite is fried. They can be found and harvested in the spring / summer period, although greenhouse production makes them available every season of the year. The zucchini flower are male and female, easily distinguishable from each […]

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Not Your Ordinary Pasta

The latest trend in pasta is the legume-based pasta. Made from red, green or yellow lentils, peas, chickpeas, beans, and even soybeans. It is appearing on the shelves of shops dedicated to natural food and peeping out even in neighborhood supermarkets. How it is made (and why) The pasta is obtained, in all its shapes, […]

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Lentil Soup, a Very Old Meal

Did you know that lentils are the oldest legume cultivated by man since 7000 BC?  They really comes in all the colors: from the yellow ones in Indian and Sri Lankan cuisine, to black, red, green and orange, up to the most well-known browns. Depending on the type, they are sown between autumn and winter and […]

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