Barnraiser, crowdfunding dedicated to sustainable food

Barnraiser, crowdfunding dedicated to sustainable food

The huge genetically modified maize fields in the US could be old-fashioned. This is thanks to a crowdfunding experiment, aimed to promote and support small, organic and sustainable farms, and projects – from art to literature – regarding healthy eating.   Barnraiser is a new platform, and its mission “is to put a billion dollars

Three scrumptious purées without potatoes

Three scrumptious purées without potatoes

Sedano rapa e salvia   Ingredienti 2 teste di sedano rapa 1 tazza scarsa di latte parzialmente scremato una manciata di foglie di salvia fresca olio extra vergine di oliva sale marino integrale pepe nero da macinare    Foto © www.brit.co   Preparazione Portate una pentola di acqua a bollire a fuoco medio-alto. Sbucciare e tagliare

Mixed bean soup with turmeric

Mixed bean soup with turmeric

Ingredients for 6 servings 80 g of lentils 80 g of chickpeas 80 g of cannellini beans 2 spoonful of 00 flour 4 ripe red tomatoes or a tin of tomatoes 1 big white onion 1 lemon juiced Minced celery leaves 1 small bunch of minced parsley 1 teaspoonful of powdered turmeric A pinch of

Food without women, women without food

Food without women, women without food

On 3-4 December 2014 at the Bocconi University of Milan was held the sixth edition of the International Forum on Food and Nutrition of the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition, where has been presented the Milan Protocol, an international agreement aimed to face the problem of the sustainability of food system.     Part of

Savoury muffins with vegetables

Savoury muffins with vegetables

Ingredients for 9 muffins 150 gr of 00 flour 100 g of fresh cheese 200 gr of mixed vegetables (carrots, pumpkin, beet tops, broccoli, potatoes) 30 g of grated Parmesan cheese Half a bag of baking powder 120 ml of milk 1 egg Extra virgin olive oil A little bit of butter (to grease the

5 mistakes you shouldn’t make when preparing a main-course salad

5 mistakes you shouldn’t make when preparing a main-course salad

To prepare a main-course salad you should follow a few simple rules. Sometimes people don’t abide strictly by the recommended amount of ingredients and they double or, on the contrary, half one of them. These wrong proportions change substantially the benefits of our main-course salad: e.g. it can be too high in calories or poor

Tempura, how to prepare it

Tempura, how to prepare it

In Japan, with the tempura batter is used mainly to prepare seasonal vegetables, shrimps and squids, on rare occasion meat. Tempura is a particularly light kind of frying technique, with which luscious and crunchy food is prepared. And it is easy to prepare, if you know the basic rules to make it.   The batter

Pumpkin and Parmesan cheese croquettes

Pumpkin and Parmesan cheese croquettes

Ingredients 500 g of mashed pumpkin 2 eggs Half a cup of whole wheat flour 2 teaspoonful of powdered yeast 8-10 spoonful of grated Parmesan cheese 2 spoonful of minced fresh rosemary Organic sunflower oil Whole sea salt Black pepper to grind     Preparation Put the mashed pumpkin in a medium-sized bowl. Beat the