A multi-author blog. A journey to find for kinship and contamination within the different ways of cooking food because food provides nourishment for the soul.
Sushi is a very popular food all around the world. Outside of Japan, in fact, we can count more than 24,000 Japanese restaurants. Many people think that this food has Japanese origins, but…they’re wrong. Sushi in fact wasn’t born in Japan, but more probably it was born in China.
Chamomile is one of the most indicated drinks to cleanse the body after the long Christmas lunches and dinners. Its scientific name is "Matricaria Chamomilla" and grows wild mainly in spring / summer, especially in Europe and Asia. The name comes from the greek "chamáimēlon", which is itself composed by two words: "chamái", which means "land" and "melon" which means "apple", for its smell that resembles the rennet one.
Beer is one of the oldest beverages in the world. The first evidence of beer on hearth has to date back to more than 6000 years ago. The Sumerians used to drink this "liquid bread", called "sikaru", which was one of the first beer ever invented. A few centuries later, the beer also appeared in the "Hammourabi code", which condemned to death those who weren't manufacturing beer according to established criteria.
Polenta is an Italian dish that the majority of Italians know. This food was, for many years, the staple diet of many farmers because of its low cost, easy availability and good supply of calories that could provide to better face the cold and tiring days of work.
Food has always been subject of attention from everyone, both as a simple way to feed us and as a useful ally to maintain good health. Perhaps not everyone knows that food has become the protagonist of several museums around the world. Today I'll let you discover some of the most curious food museum ever.
Rice is a very common food in our homes. The origins of rice are ancient. Some say that rice was born on the slopes of Himalayas, others that it was born in south India, and from there it got then gradually in all other countries of the world. Several uses can be made with rice because it is not only an absolutely complete food talking about it from a nutritional point of view, but it is also a good ally for other uses, not very "common".