Michela Becchi

How Italians celebrate the Feast of the Befana

Sweet rolls, cookies and puff pastry camels: what is traditionally eaten on January 6 in Italy.

My vegan pantry. Vegetable beverages: benefits and use in the kitchen

They are a vegan's favourite, but also valid allies for those suffering from lactose intolerance or allergy to milk proteins. Here are the tastiest vegetable beverages for replacing cow's milk.

Epiphany in Italy. The Befana, stockings and typical sweets

Before the advent of her more famous "colleague" on a sleigh, the Befana was the one who exerted the charm of magic on Italian children. Here's the story.

Dried figs. History of an ancient product and its production

Ancient and delicious, dried figs are a must-have fruit for Christmas. Here are a few interesting facts about this typical festive product.

Veganuary: why choose to eat less meat

Time for change, starting at the table. In contributing to the fight against climate change, it's mandatory to reduce our meat intake. An easy way to get started? Veganuary invites everyone to give up on animal products for a month.

Seasonal January produce: what to buy

It's time to put fresh, wholesome ingredients in your shopping trolley to help you bounce back after the festive binge eating. Here's what to buy at the market this month.

Galette de rois: the dessert of kings typical of Epiphany in France

A recipe that brings with it fascinating customs and rituals, a must on French tables on January 6th. History, curiosities and anecdotes about galette de rois.

New Year’s Eve dinner ideas: 6 recipes to celebrate 2023

If you’re hosting a big New Year’s Eve dinner party, here are a few ideas to serve delicious food to your guests. And don’t forget the Champagne!

Street food from around the world. United Kingdom: Cornish pasty, fish and chips, pork pie

We all know fish and chips, but British cuisine also offers other street foods. In particular, savoury pies, to be tried at least once for a taste of authentic British gastronomy.

Vegan pantry. Tofu: what it is and how to best use it in the kitchen

Often considered tasteless and anonymous, if prepared in the right way, tofu can be amazing. Let's find out together how to enhance it in our recipes.
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