Asian cuisine

Samosas: what they are, where to buy them and how to cook them

Samosa is one of the most popular dishes in India, Tibet and Pakistan. It is shaped like a triangular pastry and the filling varies according to the region. It is covered with puff pastry or filo dough and the inside is seasoned with curried potatoes, peas, shredded lamb or chicken… Read more

Ginseng, an undiscovered ingredient

Perhaps many people have heard of it, but there are probably few who are aware of the properties that this plant has for our bodies. Ginseng is a medicinal plant that has been used in many cultures for a long time, and the Eastern culture is one of them. Because… Read more

How to cook with a Wok

We thought it was a tool only for oriental cooking, but now more and more people have a Wok in their kitchens alongside their own Western frying pans and pots. The Wok has become a basic tool for healthy cooking in just a few minutes. Would you like to know… Read more

What is ginseng? Properties and benefits

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In recent years, the trend to buy natural products that have beneficial health properties has increased considerably. Natural medicine has been making its way into the homes of many families, not to replace traditional medicine, but rather to complement it. Ginseng, for example, is a root of Asian origin that… Read more

Konjac: properties, benefits and where to buy it

Enjoying a plate of pasta without ingesting hardly any calories seems somewhat contradictory, but although it is hard to believe, it is possible. How? Thanks to konjac, an ingredient of Asian origin that is very popular both for its properties and benefits and for its use in cooking. This food,… Read more

Tofu: what it is, benefits and recipes

It is known to be the star ally of vegetarians. Taste is not its strong point, as on its own it does not taste of anything in particular. However, neutrality is the secret of its versatility in the kitchen. It is also one of the most widely consumed vegetable alternatives… Read more

List of exotic vegetables you can buy in Spain

Eating vegetables has always been associated with following a diet, something that generally seems rather boring. However, vegetables are not just lettuce, spinach or chard. There are varieties of vegetables we don’t even know about that can add special touches to our dishes to make them a healthy but tasty… Read more

List of exotic fruits you can buy in Spain

The warm weather is here and we are starting to feel more than ever like eating fresh fruit while we enjoy the good weather. However, we don’t seem to get out of the typical tandem of melon and watermelon. Well, guess what: there are plenty of exotic fruits that you… Read more