Category: Gastro Library

In season: September

The first days of September are usually the firsts day of school. And even if you do not have a school kid in the house, I think we all remember school days. September brings the first autumn leaves, but also rain. Certainly it means that we will be more likely to be home and, of course, cook. In September, in the season are: pumpkin, chestnuts, figs and apples. Butternut pumpkin is certainly one of the most popular autumn foods for preparing both salty and sweet dishes. You can use it in soups, pasta, risotto, but also in delicious cakes....

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6 foods that will make you happy

It’s not a secret that having enough sleep, walking, socializing with friends (and pets) makes us radiate the hormone of happiness. Research shows that every day we can improve our mood, regardless of work stress or a rainy day. The old saying is “we are what we eat”. The fact is that our gut communicates with our brain and sends signals that affect our emotions. Below are 6 foods whose consumption will make you happier. Quinoa This cereal is rich with protein and is a great substitute for rice and pasta. Studies show that quinoa contains a flavonoid that...

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In season: August

– Tell me something ugly. – Summer 2018. And it’s really sort of like that. We only sunbathed on the beach, and seen nothing of the summer in the city. It remains to expect from August to make us happy with hot, warm days. And when they are temperatures of + 30°C then it is difficult to turn on the oven. It may be because of that, that seasonal fruits and vegetables require no or minimal heat treatment. In August, in the season are: corn, tomato, plums and blackberries. Corn always brings me back to childhood. You know when...

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In season: July

I am off to summer holiday in July. But the real holiday: absorbing the sun, enjoying fresh food and taking just as enough steps from my sun bed to the sea. This certainly does not mean that we will not know what is in season this month. Surely, I hope you follow Chakula on Instagram, where photos of “first food encounters” are often found. In July there are fresh: raspberries, blueberries, cucumbers and radishes. Last year, quite by chance, from a lady from Breza I ordered some divine raspberries. This year I remembered her again and I look forward...

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In season: June

Do you also enjoy going to the market these days as there are so many colors. I simply come back home barely carrying all the fresh fruits and vegetables I buy. I have to tell you that in the last few weeks I traveled a lot. Among other things, one of the trips is the YTILI experience, which I believe will make Chakula advance even more and I am extremely happy about this. As for the season, in June we enjoy especially in: peaches, cherries, new potatoes and eggplant. Peaches originate from China, and you can easily grow them...

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About Chakula

My name is Irma and for 10 years I have been cooking for my family and friends. Two years ago I started with food photography and with exploring recipes and adapting them to my liking.
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