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Happy New green Year! And Merry eco-Christmas!

Christmas lights are being installed on the facades of houses, panettone already appeared in supermarkets. Gradually we all go into the party mood! It is a beautiful time, when people (at least theoretically) are more willing to smile, and gifting. No matter what your religion, it is very likely that you have some sort of celebration this season. By zeroing the calendar, we feel a renewal. It is as if some parts of our lives turn out to be … Continue reading

10 smart tips to use water wisely

Hi, everyone! There we go with 10 tips for use water wisely at home. With minor adjustments and small changes in habits, we can save a lot of water, reduce the volume of sewage and help to preserve this precious resource. Let’s go to the tips, shall we? 1. Take faster showers. Everyone is tired of knowing that this is necessary. But you may not know that shorter showers – and … Continue reading

Challenge of September: take care of your garbage!

Does garbage exist? In nature, no. Trash is an invention of the human being. In nature, what is not useful for one living being is food for another. What remains in a process will start another process, in endless closed cycles. But we, humans, get gathered in cities and open the cycles, making them  linear open processes: production of … Continue reading

Recipe: Yummy Yam Ice Cream

The guest this week is Nadia Cozzi, nutrition consultant and author of the blogs Pure Food and Cooking. She suggested to us a healthy recipe for ice cream, ice cream made of yam! … That’s right, Yam! It gives the perfect consistency,  has no taste, so you can flavour at your will. It also has … Continue reading

Quick bread recipe

Hello, everybody. One of the oldest things in catering is bread. Each culture has its way of making it, but they all have some kind of bread, a practical and versatile food, used almost every day to feed families around the world. In our society used to industrialized products, we have several options at any … Continue reading

Brazilian pine nut pine

Hi guys, everything okay? So, this week, we’ll have in Our Backyard a sequence of vegetarian recipes. And this is my turn. Have you ever eaten brazilian pine nuts? Well, that is the seed of Araucaria tree (see pic below). It’s super common in the cuisine of Southern Brazil. In addition to very tasty, it’s … Continue reading

Recipe: Banana Stew, by Neide Rigo

How about starting the week nicely?! We’re starting our recipe festival, to inspire you to cook more at home, to eat healthier and with less dependence on meat. Our Backyard invites today Neide Rigo, a nutritionist and author of the delicious (in every sense) Come-se blog. She recommends the vegetarian recipe of Banana Stew. A … Continue reading