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Emilia Romagna - a region that dances to the rhythm of lambrusco wine and fried dumplings

Emilia Romagna - a region that dances to the rhythm of lambrusco wine and fried dumplings

  When you fall in love with a person you fall in love with his/her whole world and it happened to me with a special friend that I met in Florence 20 years ago: Irene. She came from a place unknown to most, Finale Emilia.   Immediately we became close…

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Oats - 100% vegetable strength and nourishment

Oats - 100% vegetable strength and nourishment

Avena – forza e nutrimento 100% vegetaleAltro che badia per Cavalli!   After giving birth to Priscilla, my doctor, in response to my need for energy and breastfeeding support, advised me to take oats, oats, and more oats .... although hesitant, I followed…

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Barley - A divine child cereal

Barley - A divine child cereal

 Demeter, the Greek goddess of harvest is the "mother of barley" The first memory I have of barley is the famous square candies in white and red paper,  hard as a stone and bitter - the teacher gave it as a prize in elementary school but to me it seemed…

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Something other than bird food ... today we are talking about a super cereal..

Something other than bird food ... today we are talking about a super cereal..

  I didn't know that millet existed until 15 years ago, once I discovered it , it was love;  though it was not love at first sight: I needed to know and appreciate it, learning to toast it, cook it (and not overcook it) and transform it: into pies, croquettes,…

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Corn - history and myth

Corn - history and myth

Corn, like all cereals was born with man and how easily the story of its birth meets the myth. The domestication of corn occurred around 9,000 years ago but little is known historically, much is told through legends. Corn has been of crucial importance…

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