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All about “Chilli Pepper”

May 3, 2020

Description The pepper is a more or less fleshy pod which contains many seeds in its interior cavity. The peppers grow on plants that can reach about 1.5 meters in height. There are almost 10 species of peppers that come in different shapes, sizes, colors and flavors. Examples of varieties of peppers Green peppers Red / copper / purple […]

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All about “Clam”

May 3, 2020

Health profile The clam is a good source of several minerals including iron, selenium, manganese, copper, zinc and phosphorus. These characteristics, combined with its high protein and low lipid content, give the clam a special place in healthy eating. Active ingredients and properties The active ingredients in clams have not been the subject of specific studies. However, […]

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All about “Chickpea”

May 2, 2020

Health profile The chickpea is a legume commonly consumed in the Mediterranean regions and that we are starting to tame here. Food with multiple possibilities, chickpea is one of the main ingredients of hummus and falafels, two traditional dishes from the Middle East that are increasingly found here. Chickpeas: understand everything in 2 min Dry chickpeas […]

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All about “Cashew nut”

April 30, 2020

Health profile Cashew is always sold shelled, because of the corrosive oil contained between its two shells. It is usually roasted in oil, then added with or without salt. It is one of the shelled and oleaginous fruits (often wrongly called “nuts”) the least rich in lipids. In addition to having the most interesting content of vitamins and […]

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All about “Coconut”, its health benefits

April 30, 2020

Coconut is the ultimate exotic fruit. In commerce, it is found in various forms: whole, grated, in shavings, in milk, in cream or even in water. It can be cooked in both savory and sweet dishes. Characteristics of coconut: Rich in lipids, Rich in fiber; Stimulates intestinal transit; Play on satiety; Source of iron and phosphorus. What […]

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All about “Cassava”, flagship food of African cuisine

April 30, 2020

The health benefits of cassava Rich in carbohydrates The high carbohydrate intake of cassava makes it a starchy food easy to integrate into meals, it can for example replace the potato or semolina if it is consumed in the form of cassava flour. Gluten free Cassava and its derivatives (including tapioca ) do not contain gluten, so […]

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All about “Corn / Maize”

April 29, 2020

Health profile The corn is a grain native of America, used sometimes as a vegetable. Although it is part of the traditional indigenous diet throughout the American continent, it is less popular in Europe where it is more reserved for livestock. We mostly know yellow corn, but in recent years we have started to see on the shelves products […]

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All about “Chestnut / Brown”

April 28, 2020

Chestnut is the fruit of certain varieties of chestnut, native to the Balkans. Chestnuts are eaten roasted or boiled or used to make purees, desserts and, in confectionery, glazed chestnuts. It is found on our stalls between the end of September and mid-November and it is often present on our festive holiday tables. Characteristics of brown: Source […]

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All about “Canola / Rapeseed oil”

April 12, 2020

Health profile All oils are composed, in varying proportions, of three types of fatty acids: saturated , monounsaturated and polyunsaturated . They are classified according to the predominant fatty acids. Canola (or rapeseed) oil is largely made up of monounsaturated fats, known for their beneficial effects. In addition, other active compounds present in this oil can bring health benefits. Active ingredients and properties Canola […]

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All about “Morello cherry”

April 6, 2020

The health benefits of Morello cherry Hydrating With a very high water content, the morello cherry is a fruit with interesting moisturizing properties. You will also have to make sure to cook them well if you plan to incorporate them into a cake to prevent them from making too much water. Reduces osteoarthritis and gout According […]

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All about “Garam Masala”, a great classic in Indian cuisine

April 3, 2020

The health benefits of garam masala Facilitates digestion It is cumin which is part of garam masala which will stimulate appetite, avoid bloating and therefore contribute to the proper functioning of the digestive tract. Regulates transit The mixture of spices contained in garam masala will have an effective role in combating constipation. Indeed, the hot spices […]

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All about “Cheese”, a calorie but healthy dish

April 3, 2020

Cheese is above all a fermentation of milk activated by lactic acid bacteria. There are hundreds of types around the world and France has at least 400. It is eaten alone or used in the preparation of many dishes. Characteristics of the cheese: Source of protein; Source of calcium; Source of vitamin A, B2 and B12; […]

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All about “Chicory and Endive”

April 3, 2020

Nutritional value of chicory   Endive (witloof or Brussels chicory) raw, 125 ml (½ cup) / 48 g Curly chicory and raw escarole, 125 ml (½ cup) / 25 g Common chicory, raw, 125 ml (½ cup) / 15 g Calories 8 5 4 Protein 0.4 g 0.3 g 0.3 g Carbohydrates 1.9g 0.9 g […]

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All about “Curry”, antiaging

April 2, 2020

Curry is not a spice as we often think but a mixture of spices. We find curry in Indian dishes. The benefits of curry are linked to the spices that make it up, so check the spices in your curry to deduce the benefits Characteristics of curry: Rich in antioxidants; Fight against the signs of aging; Facilitates […]

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All about “Combava / Kaffir lime”

April 2, 2020

The combava is a citrus fruit that is little known in France. It is native to Indonesia and is consumed a lot in the countries of the Indian Ocean and in Asia. It is found in some Asian grocery stores. Its bumpy skin and its flavor, both acidic and close to lemongrass, differentiates it from other citrus fruits. […]

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