The Dinette Teller – 14. The Tomato

The tomato is a popular vegetable, which figures in the cuisine of many countries around the world. It is particularly prominent in Italian cooking, but it was unknown in Europe until Spanish explorers brought it from the Americas. The tomato originated in the highlands of Peru. From there, it eventually expanded to Mexico, where it…

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Salmon Fillets with Asparagus Patè and Seeds Crust

Do you like salmon fillets? It is one of my favourite dishes!  Not only for the exceptional nutritional value that can provide including omega-3,  fatty acids and selenium.  But also because the meat of salmon is so tender and soft. Salmon can be cooked in many different ways: grilled, fried, steamed… but my favourite one is…

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The Dinette Teller Special – International Woman’s Day

International Woman’s Day officially born on the 28th of February 1909. Starting in New York as a result of the efforts of the Socialist Party. Even before that, women’s strokes were becoming popular all around America and Europe. Actually, it was during the first half of the 19th century that women started organising marches and protests.…

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Pastry-crusted Italian Style Burger

Are you planning to spend a nice evening with your friends at home? Are you looking for something delicious to eat all together, but you are bored of the usual burger and takeaway meals? To add a creative touch to your burger in just a few minutes, try this recipe! I have replaced the soft bread…

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The Dinette Teller – 13. The Cookbooks

The first Western cookbook appeared over 1600 years ago. De Re Coquinara, which means “concerning cookery”) is attributed to a Roman gourmet named Apicius. It is probably a compilation of Roman and Greek recipes drawn from manuscripts that were later lost. The editor was sloppy and allowed several duplicated recipes to sneak in. The instructions were…

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Mixed Berries Sorbet with Balsamic Reduction

Today I woke up with a craving for a sweet and refreshing treat! What’s better than a smooth-textured and flavourful mixed berries sorbet? It is very easy to make, and you will only need three ingredients! It is delicious as a dessert, after dinner or lunch, but also as a light snack in the afternoon..…

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The Dinette Teller Special – The “Carnevale”

In Italy and in this period of the year a colorful event takes place called “Carnevale”. This is characterised by wearing sparkling, funny costumes and masks; with music and dancing as an expression of joy and fun. Carnevale origins are very ancient. The name derives from the latin “carnem levare”, which means “to avoid meat”. The…

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Chicken Gratin with Vegetables and Mozzarella

Are you looking for a delicious and healthy recipe? Bake my delicious Chicken Gratin with vegetables and cheese. It is so nourishing, energizing and super yummy! To make this recipe I also used one of the most sumptuous products from our shop, White Balsamic Vinegar “Prelibato”. It’s delicate and special taste can give a taste you’ll have…

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The Dinette Teller – 12. The Dishwasher

Josephine Cochrane from Illinois USA invented the first practical dishwasher in 1886. Josephine Cochrane was the granddaughter of the Steam Boat inventor. She was a wealthy woman who wanted to buy the machine that could wash her dishes faster than her servants. Since she couldn’t find one,  she furiously exclaimed: “If no one has yet…

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Sweet Peppers Fried Egg Full Breakfast

Saint Valentine’s Day is around the corner and love is certainly in the air! We all show love differently; from the husband, wife, beloved partner; the best friend, the closest relatives to the lovely cat… but one collective love thing is for sure – everyone LOVES being loved with a home-made super tasty and healthy…

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