Which ingredients you should choose for cooking, so the meals retain the beneficial properties that are needed for optimal health and a well- functioning immune system? Find a list of cooking ingredients , their origins and use. Learn which product is useful for what and which recipes it is used in.
Sesame OilSesame Oil
26 Jan.
Sesame oil is rich in substances that protect the body from diseases such as diabetes and atherosclerosis, as well as slowing the processes of cell aging. The high levels of lecithin make sesame oil a prized food for brain cells.
31 Mar.
Atriplex (or saltbush, orache, orach) is a genus of annual grasses and subshrubs belonging to the Chenopodiaceae family. Atriplex has long been undeservedly neglected by gardeners and cooks.
29 Mar.
Rosé is a delightful wine low in tannins, made from red grape varieties but using the techniques for making white wines. Rosé's color is a nice pink but it can vary from pale nuances to a dark color that's close to light red.
25 Mar.
Trebbiano is a famous white grape variety that is highly widespread in Italy. There are about 50 000 hectares of Trebbiano present there. For years, Trebbiano was used by winemakers in Tuscany to make Chianti red wines.
Flathead Grey MulletFlathead Grey Mullet
11 Mar.
The flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus), also known as the flathead mullet, is a fish from the Mugilidae family. The meat of flathead grey mullets is white and relatively dry.
10 Mar.
Carassius is a genus of freshwater fish. Carassius belong to the carp family. They are found in water bodies of stagnant water. A couple examples of Carassius include the goldfish and Prussian carp.
Malic AcidMalic Acid
07 Mar.
Malic acid is a dibasic organic acid. It is a colorless, hygroscopic crystal substance, which dissolves excellently in water and ethanol. Malic acid belongs to the group of fruit acids because it is found primarily in fruits.
Chia SeedsChia Seeds
24 Feb.
Chia seeds are among the most popular of the so-called superfoods . Even though they've gained wide popularity in recent years, chia seeds have been well-known since ancient times.
22 Feb.
Erythritol is a white crystal sugar alcohol, very similar to crystal sugar, and is used as a substitute for it. Erythritol is also known as food additive E968. Along with xylitol and sorbitol, erythritol is considered a healthy sweetener.
18 Feb.
Soju is made from rice but some current manufacturers add sweet potatoes or grain (wheat, barley) to the recipe. Soju is transparent and colorless.