In my opinion, the hummus comes from Damascus. I've eaten hummus anywhere in the Arab countries and it has been one of my main meals - convenient and fast, I found it very good also when packed at the supermarket - when I lived in London and Toronto. But the first thing comes to my [...]


During winter I'm used to drink very little water and eat very few fruits. If I didn't drink thousands of tea cups and herbal teas I could become dangerously dehydrated. To include a bit of vitamins in my diet, for the happiness of my skin and my belly, I took the good habit of consuming [...]

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A couple of months ago at my friend's house (Loretta) I discovered Kefir. I love natural yoghurt and it was love at first spoonful. Back home I read up a bit online, and I discovered that in addition to being good to eat, it is also good for wellness. The name says it all ("Kefir" [...]

By |Apr 15, 2014|Categories: Green Food, Mason Jar, Recipe|Tags: , , , , |


I quarrel always with the batter. Instead today I prepared the best pancake of ever. Maybe because best things come when you do not have too many pretensions, without the performance stress to ruin everything. Maybe because I was particularly pleased with the batter, or because I used pecorino cheese made from the 'seventeen' herbs [...]


Borage has been used by the ancient Greeks to treat a hangover, according to the Celts it gave courage to the warriors. Borage was named Euphrosinum by Plinio "because it makes the man elated, happy and satisfied" he said. The Romans considered it a miracle cure against sadness and moodiness. It was recommended also by [...]