Lucia Facchini

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Fra i suoi primi ricordi, uno spicchio di pizza rubato in fase di svezzamento e la merenda con pane, ricotta e miele. Romana, classe '95, nutre da sempre grande interesse per i lievitati. Laureata in Scienze Politiche e Relazioni Internazionali, durante gli studi ha collaborato con alcune testate giornalistiche online. Dopo aver lavorato come guida turistica e organizzatrice di eventi in ambito museale, la sua fame di conoscenze enogastronomiche l'ha spinta ad iscriversi al Master in Giornalismo e Comunicazione del Gambero Rosso, grazie a cui ha iniziato a scrivere sul sito web omonimo in una rubrica dedicata all'arte bianca.

Edible flowers. Tips by Crea for using them in the kitchen with chef’s recipes

Flowers to eat: why not? As the latest research from Crea shows, adding petals and buds to dishes is not just a trend. To use them correctly in the kitchen, however, you need to know them: the chefs who are ...Leggi altro

Feb. 26 2021

Flours with the fruit scraps. The new project of the University of Bozen · Bolzano

Reconciling sustainability, taste and health is not a mission impossible. This is demonstrated by the free Bolzano University, which has just developed a method for reusing parts of the apples discarded by the confectionery industry. The result? A fortified flour ...Leggi altro

Feb. 24 2021

Corn flour: culinary use, properties and recipes

If until now you have used corn flour exclusively for making classic polenta, now is the time to get to expand your knowledge a little. From Mexican tacos to Piedmontese meliga biscuits, up to a crunchy breading for homemade fritters, ...Leggi altro

Feb. 23 2021

Art and science: the works reveal the botanical evolution of fruit and vegetables.

What did plant species look like in the Renaissance? And how many transformations did they undergo before taking on their current shape and colours? The answer emerges from ancient art masterpieces, which can provide researchers with invaluable information on the ...Leggi altro

Feb. 21 2021

Egypt: a 5,000 year old “industrial brewery” discovered in Abydos

Apparently, the distinction between artisanal and industrial breweries dates back to the Nile Civilisation: a "brewery" has just been found in the archaeological site of Abydos that rivals the big multinationals in the brewing industry. Date of construction? 5,000 years ...Leggi altro

Feb. 19 2021

Flaxseed flour: properties, how to use it and recipes

Studies maintain that it helps prevent the onset of tumors, fights constipation and is an excellent tonic for replenishing energy during the cold season. Not only that: you can use it as a thickener in the preparation of desserts, bread, ...Leggi altro

Feb. 11 2021

Mango: properties, nutritional values, recipes

To understand if you like it or not, you have to taste it: describing the flavour of the mango is (almost) impossible. On its properties, however, the consensus is unanimous. Read on for a primer on how to choose, appreciate ...Leggi altro

Feb. 04 2021

Chestnut flour: properties, nutritional values and recipes

Originally a peasant ingredient, essential to replace grains in the diet of people lining in isolated mountain locations, it's now a gourmet product with a thousand uses: chestnut flour boasts such interesting properties that it begs further investigation... so we ...Leggi altro

Feb. 02 2021

Chickpea flour: properties, uses in cooking and delicious recipes to make at home

Those who follow a vegan diet probably already know: chickpea flour is a more versatile and tasty ingredient than you might imagine. That's why we decided to take it a step further with an online cookbook. From omelettes to brownies ...Leggi altro

Jan. 19 2021

What is matcha tea? All about the precious Japanese green tea

Emerald green, pleasantly sweet and rich in properties: there is more than one reason why the myth of matcha is still alive. However, a lot has been written on the subject, often making confusion between the actual tea and the ...Leggi altro

Jan. 14 2021
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