Entries by Elena and Alfredo

Lovers Salad “San Valentino”




In culinary, the flesh of a ripe avocado is used for cold dishes. Usually, lemon or lime juice is added to avoid oxidation that impairs the taste and appearance of this fruit. Avocado is just fabulous for cooking vegetarian dishes. This sour-sweet fruit tastes like pear and pumpkin (more like pear) and it also has […]







Health Benefits of Garlic




Garlic is a plant that belongs to the onion family. The bulb of garlic is made up of smaller oval-oblong shaped bulbs called cloves. Garlic is regarded to as the king of spices. This plant has been cultivated for almost five thousand years. It grows wild in northern India, Afghanistan, the Mediterranean region and other […]







Kelp Salad




Kelp (or laminaria) is seaweed that grows near the Kuril Island Chain and is widespread in the Barents, the Yellow and the China seas. Kelp is another step to healthy life. Toxin free food is the foundation of health and beauty, and laminaria is just what you need. Kelp offers almost all the minerals and […]







Three Color Squid Salad




Dieticians argue that squid dishes help regulate the digestive system. Squid flesh is a rich source of some extractive substances that promote gastric secretion and support the entire digestive process. Besides, eating squid dishes supply our blood with cholinesterase. Cholinesterase deficiency can lead to liver disorders. And Chinese physicians claim that regular consumption of squid […]







Cranberry Dessert with Honey




You should get more cranberry into your diet as this berry is known to provide amazing health benefits. Cranberries are so juicy and have refreshing sour taste. They work well with honey and whipped cream that make this dessert so smooth. This easy and healthy dessert is a tasty way to get vitamins that give […]







Rooster Aspic




Nothing could be better than tasty and rich aspic. Make your family happy and indulge them with this dish. Moreover, aspic is a good preventive measure against scoliosis, osteochondrosis, backache and joint problems, because it is rich in calcium and substances that help maintain healthy tendons and bones. Aspic made with rooster or chicken is […]







Cranberry




Cranberry is widespread along the Arctic Ocean coast and throughout northern and middle Europe as well as in Caucasian mountains, Siberia, Japan and northern North America. There are several species of cranberry. American cranberry is a showy shrub that has large berries. Northern cranberries are smaller and grow as evergreen creeping bog shrub. In Italy, […]







Pasta with Beans and Mussels




Pasta with beans and mussels is a mouth-watering Italian dish. It is a wonderful combination of mussels with their amazing taste, beans that are so rich in dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals, and pasta that provides us with carbohydrates. This recipe also involves tomatoes that contain beta-carotene and are known for antioxidant properties. Garlic is […]







Fruit Milk Jelly




Jelly is a nice, remarkable and appetizing dessert. Jelly contains gelatin that is essential for healthy ligaments and tendons. It has a positive effect on connective tissue and improves skin condition. Milk provides a source of calcium and protein while cranberry and orange juices are rich in vitamins. It is a very healthy food for […]







Cornichon Salad




Gourmets just love cornichons, or pickling cucumbers. These small, 1-1.5 inch long, blotchy cucumbers are so amazingly solid and crispy. Pickled cornichons are especially delicious. You can serve cornichons with meat, fish or potatoes. They are so good in different salads and go well with boiled eggs, cheese and olives. You may dress this salad







Stuffed Champignons




We’d like to offer you this champignon recipe. Like other mushrooms, champignons contain 90% of water. But they are essential to our health and provide a source of polyunsaturated fats, phosphorus, kalium, vitamins B and B12 as well as proteins. Mushrooms help improve digestion, so it is a good idea to get more of them […]







Pasta with Tuna




Try this easy and delicious recipe. Tuna dishes are nourishing and healthy as they provide a rich source of vitamins and trace elements. All ingredients – tuna, parsley, garlic, tomatoes and pasta – are well-balanced and contain vitamins (A, B1, B2, B6, B12, C, D, H and K), mineral salts (iodine, calcium, magnesium, kalium, cuprum, […]







Goose with Dried Plump




Meat is a major source of protein for our body. Protein deficiency can lead to serious dysfunction of all organs. Goose meat is as easily digested as chicken, and goose fat is pretty valuable. Goose meat is darker than chicken, but it’s more nourishing. Goose is usually roasted or stewed. It







Meat Rolls




Meat rolls are a very tasty and fancy dish. You may use pork or beef, though veal is better. Your family and guests will be amazed when instead of common meat dishes you indulge them with these exquisite meat rolls. Each ingredient gives meat its own unique and delicate taste and flavor. You can serve […]







Grilled Tiger Shrimp




Tiger shrimp rank high on the list of sea delicacies. Tiger shrimp (Penaeus kerathurus) get their name from the dark strips on their shells. They may grow as long as 8 inches. Unlike other shrimp, they lay eggs on the sea floor instead of depositing eggs on their abdomen. Tiger shrimp are found at a […]