Solidale italiano, respectful of people and the land

Solidale italiano, respectful of people and the land

When you think about fair trade the world’s Southern countries are off the top of your head. As well as coffee and cocoa plantations, tropical fruits and sugar cane. In a virtuous circle of production and marketing of sustainable food that since 1988 provides fair wages and promotes respect for people and the environment, Solidale

Black rice salad

Black rice salad

Ingredients for 4 people 300 g of black rice 1/2 pomegranate 100 g of pine nuts 1 big carrot Fresh chives Extra virgin olive oil 2 spoonful apple vinegar whole marine salt pepper     Preparation Boil salty water in a pot. Add the rice and cook for about 40 minutes. Drain the rice and

Courgette tagliatelle

Courgette tagliatelle

Ingredients for 4 servings 4 big courgettes 1 lemon 4 spoonful of sesame seeds 4 spoonful of grated Parmesan cheese a few leaves of basil 2 knobs of butter or extra virgin olive oil salt     Preparation Clean accurately the courgettes and cut the ends. Use a peeler to slice them lengthwise (leaving the

Watermelon Caprese salad

Watermelon Caprese salad

Ingredients for 4 people 4 slices of watermelon 1 cup of aromatic vinegar 4 spoonful brown sugar 260 g of fresh mozzarella cheese extra virgin olive oil fresh basil or mint whole marine salt black ground pepper     Preparation Boil the aromatic vinegar and the brown sugar in a small pot over medium heat

5 natural detox drinks

5 natural detox drinks

Cleansing the accumulations of toxins in the body helps increasing energy levels and general wellness. Moreover, detoxification is connected to a sense of lightness and loss of “puffiness”. In the book 7-Day Detox Miracle, Sara Faye, Stephen Barrie and Peter Bennett explain that body cleansing can improve the functions of the entire body. According to

Couscous and herbs salad

Couscous and herbs salad

Ingredients for 2 people 200 g of couscous 1/2 red pepper 1 tablespoon of celery’s leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon of coriander, chopped 1 sprig of rosemary 3 tablespoons of fresh parsley, chopped 3 tablespoons of fresh mint, chopped 1 teaspoonful of ginger, chopped 1/2 teaspoonful of grated lemon peel juice of 1/2 lemon 1 red

Estilo murciano paella

Estilo murciano paella

Marilò, a dear Spanish friend and great cook, wrote the recipe for her mother’s “estilo murciano” paella especially for us. What else to say but, buen provecho!

41 powerhouse fruits and vegetables low in calories

41 powerhouse fruits and vegetables low in calories

When summer is upon us and hot temperatures and swimsuit season are looming, there’s nothing better than getting your fill of vitamins and minerals with a diet richer in vegetables.   Researchers of the William Paterson University, New Jersey, made a list of 41 powerhouse fruits and vegetables, i.e. those high in nutrients and low in