The Dinette Teller – 21. All you need to know about Artichokes

Artichokes are delicious and full of nutrients, vitamins and mineral salts. Italy has become a major world producer with an average production of more than 500.000 tonnes and is cultivated on about 47.000 hectares.   You can find the best quality preserved artichokes in our store, our traditional recipe captures the delicate flavour of a Mediterranean…

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The Dinette Teller – 20. The History of Pizza

Pizza is the worldwide renowned symbol of Italy. It is a complete and healthy meal, which provide carbs from the dough, proteins from the cheese and vitamins from the tomato. Before the advent of this delicious treat, the most diffuse snack in the Roman Epoch was the “focaccia”, a delicious savoury bread, which is still…

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The Dinette Teller – 19. The Kitchen Of the Future

Deep inside the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an international team of experts is designing a life changing technology for those that are hopeless in the kitchen. Could you imagine a kitchen with built-in computers? Software that trawls the Internet to find recipes for delicate pastries or knives that raise the alarm if you’re hurrying your dinner.…

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Easter All Around the World

We are excited to take you on a tour to explore the different customs and traditions that take place around the world to celebrate Easter. For Christians, Easter is one of the most important days of the year. A celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is joyous because on Easter He showed himself, rising…

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The Dinette Teller – 17. The benefits of a Mediterranean Diet

Seeking an anti-aging solution has been a subject of interest for many studies. In fact, some of them confirm that a Mediterranean diet can have a good number of benefits in our health. Even if there is not treatment in the market that has been able to prove an effective method to slow human aging.…

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The Dinette Teller – 16. Cultural Misunderstandings: The Italian plum-less “Plumcake”

Plum cakes made with dried fruits are a traditional and common dessert in English-speaking countries. Plum cakes made with fresh plums were introduced by migrants from other traditions in which the primary ingredient of the cake was the plums. Since the 18th century, Plum Cake was referred in England to a type of fruitcake made…

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The Dinette Teller – 15. Cheating on the Sense of Taste

Did you know what type of experiments has been made to cheat our taste? The followings are few experiments that have been used to investigate the sense of taste. This is now recognized as a complex and important neurological science. The results of some of these experiments can be quite funny.. you may want to…

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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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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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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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