Orange Marmalade

From Epicure’s Almanac – Diary of good living – 1843 Take the pulp out of four dozen China and one dozen Seville oranges, mash until well together in a large pan, then abstract the pips. Cut half the peel of the China, and all of the Seville, in small stripes; put these into a stewpan…

FAVISM. ALLERGY ALERT FOR VEGANS. AND NOT ONLY.

I am affected of favism. A blood enzyme deficit. Favism is an X-linked recessive inborn error of metabolism that predisposes to hemolysis (spontaneous destruction of red blood cells) and resultant jaundice in response to a number of triggers, such as certain foods, illness, or medication. It is particularly common in people of Mediterranean and African origin. They…

Veganism. What you really know?

I want to start writing more about this new movement, fast growing and very active around the world. HISTORY There are many ethical and health controversies surrounding vegetarianism in all its different forms, but where did the word ‘vegan’ come from? Who invented “veganism”?  At the beginning they were all Vegeterians. Vegetarianism has been around…