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How much do you know about “Gelato”?

Gelato is classified into various categories according to ingredients used. Here is a short list of the more popular ones:

GELATO

A frozen dessert of Italian origin.  It is generally made in an ice cream machine with a base of milk,…

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Garlic

Garlic (allium sativum) is a bulb covered with papery skin enclosing individual cloves of the most potent member of the onion family. Known as one of the oldest cultivated plants, it is native to Central Asia, with its usage being traced back more than 5,000 years. Ancient Olympic athletes ate garlic before competing in events….

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THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET/LIFESTYLE

You don’t have to live in the Mediterranean to enjoy the health boosting benefits of this delicious food and lifestyle.  There is no one right way to follow the diet, as there are many countries around the Mediterranean Sea and these many regions broaden the possibilities of the flavors that you will encounter. …

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POLENTA – Types, how to use and how to cook

POLENTA

Polenta, most commonly known as cornmeal mush, is one of the major foods in the Italian Alps where food was simple and sometimes sparse. Although it came to Italy from Mexico in the 16th century, the origin of the word is far more ancient. It dates from Roman times and is derived from Roman puls,…

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