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Bringing your lunch and snacks from home

For some time I’m trying to post about bringing lunch from home … During our challenge to eat better and prepare yourb own food, I tried this with you. I confess that I had a certain resistance about bringing  the lunch in pots to the work, but my view changed completely! Now I delight in bringing my … Continue reading

First cherry tomatoes from the garden!

I planted strawberries, but tomatoes appeared. Some gentle bird must have spread (and fertilized) seeds of cherry tomatoes, a more rustic plant, which did very well in the vase. Here are the first ripe tomatoes, and what I made with them … a Brusquet I had seen in a cookbook, with the cherry tomatoes beautiful arranged, still on the stalk! 🙂

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

Simple composting

Hello, everyone While not able to find where to buy earthworms so we can make a more complex composting device, we are experiencing a simple composting in a large concrete vase that we bought to plant a lemon tree which has not yet arrived. It works like this: We keep peelings and scraps of raw … Continue reading

Greening your lunch!

Ouch… MEAT, MEAT, MEAT, MEAT, MEAT, MEAT, MEAT,  LETTUCE MEAT, MEAT, LETTUCE, LETTUCE MEAT, LETTUCE, LETTUCE, LETTUCE   Hey, folks! The deal is to vary your diet, and to reduce the size and quantity of beef. In 2010 Brazilians ate 5% more beef than in 2009. Last year each of us ate on average 83 … Continue reading