Category: Gastro Library

This month #letseat: hake

I’m not sure how often fish is found on our dining tables, and we do not have to talk specifically about the benefits of eating it. At home, we try to eat fish at least once a week. As for hake, I think it is unjustly underestimated, so this May #letseat it, with several ideas of how to prepare and enjoy hake. Hake is a white fish that is very valued in Spain and Portugal. There are even 13 species of hake, and we are the most acquainted with European hake. This fish feeds itself with krill, plankton, which...

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This month #letseat: spring onion

Despite all snowdrop, saffron and magnolia, the gourmands will say that a true bearer of spring is: spring onion. The spring onion is nothing but immature sprouts of planted red onion. If left in the soil, in a while it will mature into classic  onion. Spring onion is a bearer of news of the upcoming Easter, and the constant guest of the holiday table. This food is an integral part of the Chinese and South East Asian cuisine. It is said that the Holy Trinity of Chinese cuisine is spring onion, ginger and garlic. When you buy it on...

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This month #letseat: avocado

Recently, on Instagram I shared a great idea for lunch: burritos. The key ingredient of burritos is certainly guacamole sauce, which is made up of a favorite of many – avocado. If you use avocado frequently in your diet, I believe that you already have your system where to find a good avocado, how to choose it, because we all know that to find a good avocado is really an endeavor in our market. I decided to do mini research, and in this text summarize the less known and less popular information about this fruit / vegetable. The cultivation...

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This month #letseat: passion fruit

I put a lot of effort to choose what to eat this month, in a season rich with citrus fruit and my favorite red oranges. However, due to a somewhat less frequent use of passion fruit in our kitchen, I decided to write about this fruit. Also, tropical fruits have been announced as one of the food trends in 2019. What is interesting is that the name of the fruit itself does not relate to the emotion of passion. The Spanish missionaries Jesuits in South America called this fruit by its name, linking it to Jesus’ suffering on the...

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Food and drink trends in 2019

Last year we enjoyed the food that our pancreas loves, unusual spices, soups and green tea. Experts and famous world chefs predict what are the trends in food and drinks in 2019. Non-classic butters Peanut butter has been popular for decades, although I must say that I do not really like it. On the other hand, in the past years, the demand for almond, hazelnut and cashew butters has become increasingly demanding. In our market, for some time we enjoy in Noccio butter made from hazelnuts grown in BiH. For 2019, it is predicted that butters made of sunflower...

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