Pesto can accompany canapés during aperitifs and appetizers, it can enrich a second course or more traditionally, it can be used to season pasta for the preparation of an excellent first course with a vegetarian flavor. Pasta with pesto is easy to prepare, is tasty and can be elegant too: instead of simple penne rigate, to prepare pasta with pesto it is advisable to use trenette.
Aromatic herbs do not nourish, but they make us eat better. The secret of aromatic condiments is to exert an exciting action on the nerves, before and during the ingestion of food, with positive effects on smell, taste and digestion. In this way the food is digested and assimilated more easily, promoting good nutrition.
In this article we have already seen two ways to recycle the panettone by preparing chocolate cups and a rather particular tiramisu. Today we see how to recycle the panettone to prepare other desserts. decorations to taste Recycle the Panettone - Cocchi with chocolate, the procedure In a bowl, crumble the half panettone and add coffee, milk, cocoa, pine nuts and the butter that you previously melted over low heat.
Oversized purchases, poor food storage, excessive waste in the preparation of dishes and the poor or non-existent management of leftovers cause waste that Coldiretti has estimated at 4.3 billion between Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year. In reality, the numbers of food waste constitute a constant throughout the year (the FAO data for 2011 speak of just under 1600 euros per family on an annual expenditure of 5700 euros; food waste is worth 2.4 of GDP at market prices in 2011 equal to about 40 billions of euros), but these peak precisely on the occasion of the holidays, when the tables are more richly laden with food.
We are in January and in this period we have the privilege of still being able to take advantage of winter fruit such as oranges, kiwis, apples.For those who follow a diet linked to the seasons and do not buy greenhouse vegetables, this is the right time to indulge in excellent kiwi smoothies oranges apples.What are smoothies?
These Parisian sweets seem to have won everyone's heart, or rather, the palate. Macarons can also be useful when we have already prepared a dessert and what we have left is only the egg white. They are colorful, tasty and also easy to prepare, here is the original Macarons recipe for you.
Vegetable preserves allow us to benefit from the properties and flavor of what is stored even in periods when the fresh product is not available. Tomatoes, courgettes, artichokes, aubergines, peppers, carrots, etc. can be preserved, and vegetables can be stored in glass jars, bottles, wooden containers, terra cotta.
Did you know that 100 grams of eggplant contains only 18 calories? It is true, aubergines are tasty and also low-calorie. Of course if the aubergines are assembled in a Soufflé with cooking cream, cheese and eggs, the caloric content of the final product is quite high but the delicacy is guaranteed: let's put the line aside and see the recipe.
If you are thinking about how much zampone and cotechino to cook for the dinner, don't be afraid to advance food because you can also use it in the following days to prepare appetizing recipes. Zampone and cotechino, which already come from pork, of which, as is well known, nothing is thrown away, are zero waste foods if managed wisely.
What is new in the filling of ravioli if it consists of the classic combination of ricotta and spinach or ricotta and mushrooms? The great innovation lies in the price, imagine spending only 1 euro for mushrooms and spinach ... yes, because the filling will be made up of what you call "food waste".
Fried, baked, boiled, cut into wedges, pureed… .. the potato is a food that delights our palate in various ways. Lately, great attention has been paid to organic potatoes, the result of non-invasive agriculture. For your potato-based recipes, don't forget to use organic ones, which are tastier among other things.
Ravioli are a type of filled pasta that lends itself very well to festive occasions, beyond the differences in filling and seasoning. The most used variants are ravioli stuffed with meat and ravioli with ricotta and spinach, of which I will propose the recipes, with ready-made ravioli pasta. But you can unleash your creativity by creating fillings based on the ingredients you like the most.
Crepes are a very versatile dish in the kitchen that is prepared in a short time and with a few simple ingredients, such as eggs, flour, milk and butter. Starting from the basic preparation, the crepes can in fact be transformed and stuffed in a thousand ways and used in a myriad of preparations, sweet or savory, rustic or refined.
Easter is near, have you thought about your Easter menu? How about a menu that is respectful of animals, in order to avoid that, like every year, on the occasion of religious holidays and anniversaries, there is a real massacre of many poor lambs, sheep and kids? Choosing a vegetarian diet represents a preventive care for our health and certainly a safe way to safeguard our planet, given that 18 of the CO2 emissions are due to farms.
Easter is approaching and for this year we have decided to offer you two different vegetarian menus. To organize a truly sustainable lunch or dinner, it is not enough to eliminate meat. Certainly this move will make the event more ethical but to make it 100 green, there are many tricks that the organizer can follow.
Summer is almost upon us and it is the ideal time to fill our tables with lots of good and fresh vegetables. Vegetables are very versatile in the kitchen, they can be used as a side dish for second courses as a condiment for first courses. They can be the ingredients for an excellent pizza. Here is a tasty recipe for a pizza made with zucchini and asparagus.
Summer is upon us and the abundance of bright and brightly colored vegetables invites us to create dishes that are a clear demonstration of its richness and vitality. And for the body, vegetables are also a source of valuable organic antioxidant substances, real mines of health. Among the summer vegetables, courgettes are the protagonist at the table with many delicious and tasty recipes.
Today we will give you the recipe for chocolate cupcakes filled with strawberry and covered with delicious cream! Chocolate cupcakes can be considered ethical sweets because they do not contain any animal derivatives. In the recipe we are proposing, we have replaced the butter with oil and on the market it is easy to find whipping cream of vegetable origin.
Cupcakes leave ample room for creativity, in fact they can be filled in many ways: with chocolate, jam, cream, etc. Here's how to prepare some cupcake fillings to enjoy together with friends and family. Cupcake Filling, Recipes While the cupcakes cool down we can prepare some fillings.
Not everyone knows that Italy holds the world record in the production of artichokes. In the global context, Italy grows 40 percent of this vegetable. The areas of greatest production are Sicily, with the Piana di Gela and the Piana di Catania, Sardinia and Puglia. Artichokes are rich in minerals such as potassium, phosphorus and calcium and among the vitamins the presence of B1 and B3 prevails.
It's strawberry season. The fruits are juicy and the prices go down. Strawberries are also found at KM Zero (they can also be grown on the balcony) and are excellent for preparing a tasty Tiramisu. Let's talk about Tiramisù with strawberries, a perfect spoon dessert in spring.To get an even fresher and more delicate result, in tune with the season, Tiramisù with strawberries can be prepared with delicate robiola instead of mascarpone (more suitable for the cold season ) and the addition of white yoghurt for the cream.