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Perfect mayonnaise: the secret is water – Italian Cuisine


Yes, we also do it in Europe on chips – that are also good, supports someone … And we are proud of it. Mayonnaise is a delight and if it is home-made – by moderating the doses – it is also healthy. Of course, i ingredients they must be of high quality, fromthe oil – here the information useful for that biological).

The amazing news is that doing it at home is not difficult at all. On the contrary: it is simple and fast. There is a secret, and we decided to reveal it to you – hoping that you appreciate the generosity of this choice! Recommend once again on the choice of raw materials, which is the other secret: hens' eggs that live in good condition and fruits of plants not poisoned, to nourish us of goodness and health.

For a mayonnaise cup of mayonnaise

1696471 egg – strictly organic

Organic EVO (1/3) and organic sunflower oil (2/3)


Salt and pepper


Blender (with or without whisk)

The secret ingredient, you know from the title, is just water. Blend the egg with a few seconds half shell poor water and, keeping the blender a low speed, add the oils (alternating) flush to the right consistency. The indication of a third of extra virgin olive oil and two thirds of seed oil is indicative: measure them by tasting and adjusting to your taste, depending also on how strong olive oil is. Add salt and pepper. Depending on the blender, the process can take one and more minutes. Eye at the speed of the blender !!!

If it does not get toned up right away, do not be demoralized: add more oil, slowly, calmly.

At this point add the lemon juice (to taste, from half a lemon up) and then if you want one more robust consistency, add a little more oil, turn gently with the spatula to make it absorb and add more if necessary, until you reach the solid consistency that mayonnaise had before adding the lemon.

169650With the special blender spatula, you can eventually add the various ingredients to make them sauces based on mayonnaise: for a mayonnaise a little 'senapata, for example, add a little' mustard paste, or curry powder for a taste a little 'oriental or even estragon to accompany the fish. If you want to do it instead pink sauce, instead of lemon add a teaspoon of mustard powder, gin and a teaspoon of tomato extract.

Seen? With little effort you can amaze your dishes and your guests with a timeless condiment: your homemade mayonnaise will have no rivals!

Carola Traverso Saibante
January 2019


Coconut water: everything you need to know – Italian Cuisine


THE'coconut water can be considered a real trend that has depopulated – and still depopulated – in the United States: the natural nectar obtained from the fruits of Cocos nucifera, palm widespread throughout the tropical coastal area, is also a panacea for health, so much to elevate it as a superfood.

A concentrate of naturalness, in tropical countries it is consumed directly from the younger coconuts

100% natural drink, in tropical countries it is consumed directly by the younger coconuts: just open the upper part until you reach the internal cavity, have a straw handy and enjoy it "at Km 0".
In Italy, in the absence of palm and walnut, the best coconut water can be found online or in organic supermarkets, and does not contain any type of colorings or preservatives.

Among its virtues, few sugars, fats and calories, but a lot of vitamin C and group B: here are all its benefits!

Among its virtues, a very low content of sugars, fats and calories is counterbalanced by a high presence of vitamin C and B vitamins, in addition to calcium, potassium, iron and magnesium; cholesterol is completely absent.

Coconut water is therefore a very valid alternative for cool is rehydrate or as a natural supplement, thanks to its numerous health benefits.


It is a natural energetic, suitable for those suffering from tiredness, fatigue and lack of appetite

The intake of coconut water can improve the health conditions of convalescents who suffer from tiredness, fatigue and lack of appetite: in the amount of 40-50ml a day, helps to improve energy levels, stimulating the production of hormones by thyroid and metabolism.

It supports the immune system thanks to the antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial properties

Coconut water contains lauric acid, a substance with antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial properties. Drinking regularly helps both to strengthen the immune system and to protect oneself from the attacks of germs and bacteria.


It is an excellent sports supplement, as it contains mineral salts such as magnesium, potassium and calcium

Consumed during a physical activity involving sweating, coconut water – containing mineral salts such as magnesium, potassium and calcium – proves perfect for reintegrating those lost during sport, as well as for preventing muscle cramps.

It is an ally for better digestion due to the presence of bioactive enzymes that assimilate foods

Our body uses numerous bioactive enzymes to assimilate foods: the same bioactive enzymes are also contained in coconut water, which then becomes a useful natural remedy for those who suffer from digestive problems and abdominal pain caused by poor digestion.


Improve circulation and regularize heart rate thanks to its fiber and vitamin C content

It is now known to everyone that good circulation also depends on nutrition: in this sense, coconut water is a great help to improve blood circulation and to regulate heart rate thanks to its fiber and vitamin C content.

It helps to have a healthier skin, because keeps the body hydrated

Coconut water keeps the body hydrated and – at the same time – allows to regulate the excessive production of sebum, making the skin softer and brighter. It can be applied directly on the skin as if it were a natural tonic, proving to be extremely useful for treating acne and imperfections.


Purifies the urinary tract by the its particular diuretic nature

Drinking coconut water can be useful for those who suffer from kidney problems, thanks to its particular diuretic nature. By being able to purify the bladder and toxins elimination channels, it is able to prevent urinary tract infections and to alleviate problems related to kidney stones.

Stimulates the metabolism, compared with a very low caloric intake and a minimum fat content

Coconut water, taken continuously, can positively affect the metabolism: in fact, it presents a very low caloric intake and a minimum fat content, equal to about 1%. Its remarkable diuretic effect therefore stimulates the metabolism, making it more active, and is also useful for counteracting abdominal swelling.

Marianna Tognini
August 2018

updated to January 2019


Holidays 2018, here's what to water Christmas! – Italian Cuisine


Uncorking, uncorking, it's Christmas! Here is a selection of proposals to water our parties. Let's start with the bubbles, which on feast days can not be missing …


168591Altemasi Graal Reserve 2010 (with box 45), Lo vintage sparkling wine Classic method of Trentino, la mountain bubble from the 'highest farms', which ages 72 months to give its white foam and fine perlage. Perfect with roasted fish and white meat. By, Cavit, which also offers an excellent Müller Thurgau Brut Dolomites IGT also in super-toast format Magnum (1.5L – 11 € and 14 carton €) e Jeroboam (3L – 37 € carton).

And then: champagne! In 1818 Madame Clicquot he invented the first Champagne Rosé to assemble the story. In the year of its 200th anniversary, it is a must to celebrate with Veuve Clicquot Rosé (€ 60), also in the ingenious package Bucket Cake, ice bucket customizable with the stickers contained inside (€ 90).

168597The winning choice are the organic sparkling wine Ciù Ciù: Alta Marea Passerina Brut (€ 13), fresh as an aperitif; Pecorino Brut (17 €), with a creamy mousse and floral scent on a mineral base. And speaking of rosé, the sparkling wine Rymarosè Marche I.G.P. Sangiovese (€ 15). Today also in the magnum version (25 €), with a bright rosé color, to be enjoyed with cured meats and cheeses, traditional appetizers, risotto with seafood.

Gold Point Gold edition of Val d'Oca, the house specialized in the prosecco of Valdobbiadene, one vintage sparkling wine glam at a really interesting price (12V).


Between 'Big Red' Italians, certainly fits Amarone della Valpolicella doc: Costa Arènte, with its wilted and refined ruby ​​grapes, goes superbly with tasty meats and cheeses (€ 45).

168708Lo Puro igp (€ 5), one of the rare wines without added sulphites, dry and elegant of Sangiovese and Montepulciano grapes of the company Costadoro, which from the early twentieth century vinified in the Piceno.

The Barbera d'Asti Superiore Galanera by Duchessa Lia is a soft and complex DOGC, aged 14 months in oak barriques (€ 8.90).


168711A Christmas all organic with the wines of the Sicilian winery Feudo Luparello: the Grillo Viognier D.O.P (7 €), a wine with a strong personality, a strong and complex taste, fruity and floral notes

Bio (and vegan) is also the Offida Pecorino Danù Docg of Costadoro, 13, 5 ° (9 €), golden, intense, dry and soft, to be paired with important fish dishes, roasted white meats and medium-aged pecorino cheeses.

Sweets and spirits

168726The new White Walker by Johnnie Walker, Scotch Whiskey inspired by the most enigmatic and feared characters of the record TV series, game of Thrones. To serve icy, like the fearsome White Walkers, it has notes of caramel, vanilla and fresh red berries with a fruity touch; also contains the Single Malts of Cardhu and Clynelish, distilleries further north of Scotland (€ 29.95).

Sparkling sweet wine Riondo Cuvée Excelsa Rioro by Collis, made of yellow muscat and other sweet but not cloying grapes, with intense aromatic notes of peach and apricot, it is perfect with baked confectioners (brioche included). 7; 9.

Moscato Passito di Noto dop of the Feudo Luparello (€ 15), with an intense aroma and a sweet, superfine taste, an alcohol content of only 9.5 °.

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