A small plate of cucumber is equivalent to the water intake contained in a glass of water.

Recipe Idea: Cucumber, as Delicious Raw as it is Cooked

Essential crudity of summer menus, cucumber reveals new flavours after cooking. Are you sceptical? Try it! From the IX th century, Charlemagne ordered the cultivation of cucumber on the different areas. This cucurbit, probably native to northern India, has already conquered Asia and the Middle East. Both the Egyptians and the Hebrews became its main ambassadors by introducing it into their culinary traditions. On […]

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According to nutritionists, a handful of nuts can recharge the batteries each morning.

The Walnut, a Precious Ally for Health

The French consume an average of one nut a week. Too little for a fruit that has offered for thousands of years of multiple benefits. Essential fatty acids, magnesium, fibre, vitamins … The list of nutritional benefits of the nut is long. A handful of these nuts can recharge the batteries each morning. This is also the dose recommended by nutritionists. Beyond that, the high-calorie content of the nuts would have […]

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Four large families of cherries are consumed in France. And for each of them, the use differs!

Cherries: Which Variety to Choose?

French businesses sell four major types of cherries. But beware, we do not choose the same variety to make jam or clafoutis. The bigarreaux, the most cultivated 80% of cherries harvested in France belong to the family of bigarreaux . They dominate the market thanks to the resistance of their skin and the “sweetness” of their flesh. We eat them naturally or […]

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Chinese cabbage is rich in fiber, antioxidants and calcium.

Recipe Idea: Have you Ever Tried Chinese Cabbage?

Minced finely in a salad or cooked in a wok, Chinese cabbage has delighted palates for a long time. Here is a simple recipe to enjoy it. The origins of Chinese cabbage are still unclear. Its culture goes back more than 7000 years. The only certainty: its birth is the result of the selection of agronomists from the Middle Kingdom. To […]

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The banana has 95 calories per 100 grams, all natural sugars easily assimilated by our body.

No, Bananas Do Not Make You Fat!

The Banana, the Second fruit most consumed by French households, bananas are sometimes accused of lodging on the hips. Pure defamation. 95 calories per 100 grams. The ratio of banana can seem huge. However, the calorie content of this fruit is primarily related to its richness in natural sugars . These simple carbohydrates are easily assimilated by the body. They also allow the muscles to refuel after prolonged effort. Tasted in […]

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Salads in Sachets are gaining popularity with the French

Salads in Sachets: They Seduce More and More the French

In 2018, it sold 274 million packets of salads in supermarkets, 1.4% more than in 2017. But what charms the French? The salads ready to use were on the rise and the Union of manufacturers of fresh plant products ready to use (SVFPE) intends to know! At a press conference held in Paris on May 22, he actually announced […]

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The white asparagus grows out of the sun, in the ground.

White, Green or Purple Asparagus: It’s all About the Sun

Did you know ? In asparagus, the colour depends on the duration of exposure to sunlight. Nothing to do with the existence of different varieties. White asparagus flourishes underground Until the time of harvest, the white asparagus grows protected from sunlight. Her farmers use mounds of earth to keep her in the dark. A technique developed in 17 th century by French gardeners. The white […]

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