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25/07/2016

Kosher food: how is it?

The kashrut is a series of laws regulating the Jewish religion preparation and consumption of food. The term kosher or casher thus defines the set of safe food, which exclude animals considered "impure" such as pork and shellfish, most of the insects, including some lobsters, mixtures of meat and milk...

Accepted animals must also be killed following a few defined...

20/07/2016

What was it like to drink back in Shakespeare time?

Four hundred years after Shakespeare wrote his last work, we will review the drinks mentioned in his plays, the same ones he and his associates probably used to toast after his success.

Each of the works of Shakespeare has at least 38 mentions of alcoholic beverages. The choice of drink for a character was an indicator of social status or character, and the fashions and ...

18/07/2016

Lose weight eating your favorite food: wine and chocolate!

It is not the first time we publish information on the benefits of wine and how it can help to lose weight if it’s included on the diet. We are all crazy about our diet and our weight in general, and it is a large amount of people that worries about it, but, should all of us give up on certain food and beverages?

Apparently we should not. According to Professor Tim...

13/07/2016

7 Gluten-Free Cocktails

Nothing better than enjoying a delicious cocktail to relax and let your worries aside for a moment, and if you are celiac, worry not, with these recipes you won’t have to deprive yourself of this pleasure. Enjoy these gluten-free cocktails to make at home.

1. Canaletto Cup

Ingredients:

Cava or champagne 100 grams of raspberries 2 tablespoons of sugar ...

11/07/2016

German Wine Regions (3/3)

Germany and its wines occupy various zones and areas of great beauty in the country. It deserves to know about its wine regions and learn about the different wines. We’ll stop at other areas to find these varieties, grapes, wines and extension.

Mittelrhein

Although it's small in size, it offers diverse and important wines, such as Riesling, Müller-Thurgau and...

6/07/2016

Wine and Salad: The healthy couple!

On hot days, the best choice for your meals is a salad, and there’s a thousand ways to prepare them. Also, if you pair it with a good wine, the moment will become delightful and sophisticated. So today we will show you some salads and some of the wines that would go well to accompany them. Appetizing, right?

1. Summer rice salad

Ingredients:

200 grams of basmati...

4/07/2016

German Wine Regions (2/3)

Thanks to its many contrasts of temperatures, Germany has several wine regions that produce red and white wines. After seeing some of these areas in the first article, in this second we will reveal other areas where good wine is made.

Franken or Franconia area

This huge place it’s just next to Main River. A large part of the vineyards are in the city of Wurzburg and...

1/07/2016

9 bars to enjoy a good wine in Paris

Although Spain is emerging as one of the most gastronomic countries, Paris is still famous for its cuisine, champagne and good wines. If you go to Paris for a romantic getaway or holidays, this is where you'll get the city's best wines.

Madeleine L'Écluse. Here, you can taste delicious Bordeaux wines and other regional specialities. Don't miss out on the good...

28/06/2016

Which is healthier: beer or wine?

Have you ever you wondered about what's the best drink for your health? Taking into account that you enjoy both beer and wine, clear all your doubts thanks to the curiosity and persistence of researchers.

Mack Mitchell, a member of the Texas Southwestern University Medical Center has carried out a study, which ABC has released recently. For this study, Mitchell asked a...

17/06/2016

Chocolate and wine: 2 delicious desserts you can't resist

If your two passions are wine and chocolate, you're in luck! Today, we'll show you how to combine these delicacies in some dessert recipes with delicious wine.

French Gâteau with wine and chocolate

Ingredients:

6 egg-yellow 1 ½ cups of flour 1 tablespoon of baking powder ½ cup of unsweetened cocoa 1 cup of sweet white wine 1 tablespoon of...