Cinzia Cuneo, founder of SOSCuisine.com, never wanted to neglect the quality of her food. She shares her special expertise to make good food quickly and without complications!
Recent posts from Cinzia
Recognized for millennia for its health benefits, psyllium is a perennial herb native to India, with tiny seeds (1,000 seeds weigh less than 2 g), hence its name from the Greek psyllia, which means flea. The seeds can be black, brown or blond depending on the species. Like chia seeds, once in contact with a […]
The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health, has published the 12 foods having the highest pesticide load, making them the most important to buy organic versions.
Trendier than ever… the latest in organic, ecological and veggie items are all on the menu at Expo Manger Santé et Vivre Vert, being held at the Palais des Congrès de Montreal on March 15-16-17 (22nd Edition), then off to the Centre des Congrès de Québec on March 30-31 (19th Edition) and after that over […]
Have you ever heard of Shirataki noodles or konjac noodles? They are white noodles made from the root of the konjac plant, native to Southeast Asia, and which also grows in China, Indonesia, Korea and Japan. Mixing konjac flour with lime water gives konnyaku, a traditional ingredient in Japanese stew. Konnyaku is consumed in many […]
Among the old grains that we can find once again on the supermarket shelves, often in an organic version, is spelt, which holds a special place because of its taste, versatility and nutritional qualities. The experts are divided on its origin, but it says in the Bible that this cereal was known and cultivated by […]
Of the hundreds of edible mushrooms normally found in Japanese cuisine, only a few types are known outside of the country. I’ll introduce you to those that are more easily found in our grocery stores, because it’s a great idea to start eating them more, not only because of their sometimes surprising taste and texture, […]
For a majority of people, the scent of cinnamon is associated with Christmas, with its cookies, cakes and egg nog drinks, but there’s no need to wait until December to enjoy it. This is one of the most used spices in the world, found in as many savory dishes as in sweet. In many countries, […]
In recent years, goji berries have become increasingly popular in the West, where they are presented as the latest “superfood”. Notwithstanding some well orchestrated marketing, to date no reliable clinical trial have confirmed the benefits of these berries on health, even though it has been confirmed that they are rich in antioxidants. And yet goji […]
If you’ve ever invited Japanese friends to your home, they probably brought you a bottle of wine or a box of chocolates wrapped in a square of colorful fabric. It was a furoshiki, a traditional fabric used to carry presents, clothes, food and other things. The name dates back to the Edo era (1603-1868) when […]
Lobster includes 2 commercial species: American, which lives in the waters of the northwestern Atlantic (between Newfoundland and North Carolina), and European, which lives in the waters of the eastern Atlantic (from Norway to Morocco), but also in the North Sea and parts of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.