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7 OLIVE OIL HEALTH BENEFITS YOU NEVER KNEW

The health benefits of Olive Oil are unrivaled and as part of the Mediterranean diet is an essential dietary staple for some of the world’s healthies and longest living populations. Below just 7 benefits of this nectar of the gods but research reveals more benefits nearly every day: Olive Oil is very high in monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) that are considered a healthy dietary fat, as opposed to saturated fats and trans fats. Olive Oil is a good source of antioxidants with vitamins E and K that can protect the body from oxygen-free radicals. Recent studies indicate that regular consumption of Olive Oil can help decrease both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. A diet rich in olive oil may actually...

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5 SEQUENCE RULES TO SERVE TWO OR MORE WINES

If you are serving more than one kind of wine you have to know the basic rules to serve them. You should serve wines in this way: - White wines before red wines and rosè before red wines. The sweet ones are the last to put on the table - Younger wines should precede the older ones - Serve lighter wines before full bodied wines to avoid that the taste of the lighter ones should be covered by the heavy wines - Serve dry wines before sweet wines - Always serve wine in order to match it with the right food!  

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RED WINE DRINKERS VS WHITE WINE DRINKERS

According to a survey of 2000 adults those with certain personality traits are drawn to certain styles of wine. The lifestyles of wine drinkers can be generalised according to their preferred wine color! 1. Red wine drinkers are more likely to have a degree, be married and drink more frequently than those who have a preference for white or rosè. 2. Red wine drinkers see themselves as include confident, relaxed,strong and intelligent. White wine drinkers tend to use words such as practical, bright, shy, quiet and reserved when describing themselves. 3. Red wine drinkers read romance novels, white wine drinkers read magazines. 4. Red wine drinkers dine by candlelight, white wine drinkers have their dinner at sunset. 5. Red wine...

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ABRUZZO RECIPE CHEESE AND EGG BALLS

"Pallotte cacio e uova" was considered the typical dish of the Abruzzo poor cooking. It born in the Apennines of Abruzzo during the second World War, for this reason it also called "War Meatballs". Originally served as a second course to replace meat, you can serve as an appetizer or with pasta and tomato sauce! Ingredients: - 400 g (14oz) of Pecorino cheese and mixed aged cheeses - 4 Eggs - 100 g (4oz) of white bread without crust and soaked in water - Fresh chopped persley - 1 or 2 cloves of garlic - Salt and pepper - Tomato sauce (optional) Directions: Mix all of the ingredients indicated above together in a large mixing bowl. Then let the mixture...

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ABRUZZO: ITALIAN WINE REGION

Abruzzo region is situated on the east coast of Italy and is a region full of colors: the blue of the Adriatic sea, the greens of the national parks and the brown of the Appenine mountains. The name derives from Listitieratu Aprutii, the name chosen by 12th century Emperor Frederick I, who founded the Kingdom of Southern Italy. Territorial claim passed through the centuries from Spain to Austria and then Napoleon’s French empire, ending in 1860 with Giuseppe Garibaldi’s victory that finally united Italy. Abruzzo, with its rolling foothills, is perfectly suited for vineyards. Its winemaking history stretches at least as far back as the Etruscans in the 6th century BC. Polytheism begs for wine, and there was much of...

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