What to Know About Peanuts and Weight Gain

Introductory reminder about peanuts Peanuts are the fruit of the peanut plant, a plant native to South America. They grow underground, protected by their fruits; hence these numerous nicknames: ground peas, ground pistachios, ground cocoa… Taste characteristics Peanuts’ strong flavor and crunchy texture have been appreciated for thousands of years. “This ingredient is also the … Read more

A complete Christmas menu for less than 15 euros per person: frozen food, from appetizers to coffee pushers

We already ate well at the appetizer and starter, not to mention the dessert and the coffee press that will follow so that we can take a piece of meat considered for 6 people and accompany it with festive vegetables and starches. If there are larger eaters, there may also be children who will counterbalance … Read more

This diet would improve your heart health in just a few weeks!

Identical twins were subjected to a different diet, one omnivore and the other vegan. Among these twenty-two pairs of participants, and after two months, those who followed the second diet improved their bad cholesterol and insulin levels, but also reduced their body weight. The study authors advocate introducing more plant-based foods into meals that help … Read more

“Tartine & Boterham” guide: the number of artisan bakeries has increased by 20% in 5 years in Brussels

The “Tartine et Boterham” 2024 guide has been enriched with seven additional addresses compared to its last edition, released in 2022, to list almost 80 artisan bakeries in Brussels. Géry Brusselmansthe creator of the guide was the guest at 12:30 pm. The adventure of the “Tartine et Boterham” guide began in 2015, with a simple … Read more

Discover the traditions that will soon be recognized as UNESCO intangible heritage

Published5. December 2023, 12:05 pm Ceviche, lyrical opera or tanga: Discover the traditions that will soon be recognized as UNESCO intangible heritage From Tuesday to Friday, the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage, meeting in Kasane, in northern Botswana, is expected to validate the inscription of 55 new elements. The famous ceviche … Read more

The Embassy of Italy celebrates the 8th edition of Italian Cuisine Week in the World (13th to 19th November 2023): A sensorial journey through Italian gastronomy

Tunisia hosted, for a week, several events organized by the Italian Embassy in Tunis in collaboration with numerous interested parties, including the office of the Italian Foreign Trade Agency (ICE-Agence), the Italian Institute of Culture, the Tunisian Chamber of Commerce- Italian and Industry and the Tunis and Hammamet delegations of the Academy of Italian Cuisine. … Read more

Vegetable cheese or “faux-mage”, the increasingly popular alternative – rts.ch

The range of plant-based alternatives to cheese is increasingly varied. On the planet of what is also called “false magic” there are even Swiss products. A growing market that, however, will not be enough to endanger the traditional cheese sector. “Greek White”, “Veganella”, “Raclette vegan”, “Babybel vegan”: in the fresh produce section of a supermarket, … Read more

Mediterranean diet: what are the strengths and weaknesses?

This diet, praised for its many benefits, however, has strengths and weaknesses to take into consideration. Strong points : Balanced diet Based on the abundant consumption of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish, olive oil, nuts and legumespromotes a balanced diet. Nutrient richness Rich in essential nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, fiber and vitamins, … Read more