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Cooking to de-stress

For many people, cooking may be a truly stressful activity that they take as an obligation. More than once I have heard my mother saying: ´´Bufff, what am I going to cook today?´´I do understand her because when cooking is just a routine it has nothing to do with being ...

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Brine and vinegar mushrooms

The mushrooms season is around the corner. This year, we expect a really nice season due to the summer storms. Prepare in preserve and enjoy them all the rest of the year is very easy. We can preserve almost all the wild mushrooms there are: milk caps (níscalos), oyster mushrooms, ...

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Spelt

This is one of the so called ancient grains. Even though the tradition of eating it was almost forgotten, nowadays, it has become really popular. This is thanks to its many benefitial properties for our health. These days, the world of pastry has surrendered to its magical properties. Though spelt ...

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The Spirulina

Spirulina is a green-blue like microscopy cyanobacteria that grows in warm and alkaline waters. It has a spiral and helix form. It is considered as: the food of the future. This is thanks to its great amount of nutrients and essential amino acids. Also, it is one of the rare ...

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MUSTARD, the great lady for dressings

The seeds of the white mustard are the people´s favourite ones. They are used in marinated and combined preparations. In general, it is mixed with bay leaves and sweet pepper grains. The brown and black seeds are very popular in the Indian cuisine. Indian people sauté it in order to ...

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Aromatics Oils

The aromatic plants have always been used in the kitchen. To dress and enhance flavors, to facilitate the digestion of raw foods or certain stews and even as preservatives. Essential oils are natural extracts obtained from aromatic plants, therefore, why not use them for cooking? We can take advantage of ...

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Cardamom

Cardamon is the term used to refer to one of the most valued and expensive spices there are. In this sense, it is followed by saffron and vanilla. One can find it in any good market. Nowadays, it is really present in the world of cocktails. This is mainly because ...

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Turmeric

Among the multiple benefits of turmeric, we find that its components can help prevent heart disease, since it reduces cholesterol, to depressive disorders, to improve mood and is anti carcinogenic. Used in gastronomy for thousands of years, it comes from the southwest of India. Turmeric is one of the ingredients ...

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Papikra

The paprika is a spicy red powder with a characteristic flavor obtained from the drying and grinding of some varieties of red peppers. It is the main ingredient of some typical Spanish dishes. Other cuisines like the Hungarian one use it. Nowadays, India and China are this product´s first exporters. ...

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Susi Díaz, chef’s La Finca restaurant

Are the tapas a good way to internationalize and represent the kitchen Spanish? Tapas are part of our culinary culture and are a great way to make our cuisine known. Which one is your favorite? My favorite tapa is the Gilda.

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