Cecina or Farinata


This is a typical Italian simple recipe (originally from Tuscany and Liguria, but you can find it in other parts of Italy as well). Just a few basic ingredients, paired together to give you this tasty result – great eaten straight from the oven, or reheated, or even cold. It’s a versatile food – good as … Continue reading Cecina or Farinata

Healthy Summer Skin


Recently, I was talking about vitamins, the sun, and melanin on my social media pages. So, I have decided to write this Summer-themed blog post. It’s an interesting topic, ’cause sometimes you actually tend to forget that food is not just a fuel to keep you running all day long. You can make the right … Continue reading Healthy Summer Skin

Ghee


Have you ever read about liquid gold? It’s one of the common ways used to talk about ghee, one of the cornerstones of Ayurveda (Indian traditional medicine). The use of ghee for cooking, Ayurvedic treatments, or as part of ceremonies is well-established in the Indian culture (but also in other countries). The Sushruta Samhita, a … Continue reading Ghee

Veg Borscht


Borscht is a soup coming from the Eastern European traditional cuisine. Seems that there are many different recipes for this soup, this is mine: vegetarian, full of vegetables, rich in colour and flavour. By adding amaranth and lentils, it becomes a balanced meal that provides you vitamins, fibre, carbohydrates, proteins and a little amount of … Continue reading Veg Borscht

Let’s start


“A Matter of Nourishment” is a project based on nutrition and chemistry: two areas intrinsically connected. A practical and comprehensive approach to food, nutrition and the science behind it. After years soaked up in chemistry, always keeping a hand in a laboratory, feet in the kitchen, an eye on nutrition texts and breathing in a yoga … Continue reading Let’s start