GASTRONOMY

Give them pumpkin to talk about

A pumpkin is a cultivar of a squash plant, most commonly of Cucurbita pepo, and in case of larger versions, of Cucurbita maxima. Specific cultivars of winter squash, derived from other species, including Cucurbita argyrosperma and Cucurbita moschata, are also sometimes called “pumpkin”. It has a round shape with smooth, slightly ribbed skin, and most …

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Cheesecake challenge

Despite of its name, cheesecake is hardly classified as a cake. Some people refer to it as a torte, due to the presence of significant amount of eggs, as the sole source of leavening. Torte is a rich, usually multi-layered cake, that is filled with whipped cream, buttercream, mousse, jam, or fruits. Tortes are mainly …

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Cool as a cucumber

When the color of the month has been decided, the first idea was to have at least one post about cucumbers. However, it was far not that obvious that it will appear in the gastronomy section, as it would fit at least as well in the health and beauty part. Assuming that you will read …

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Blue cheese ballad

Probably it was the toughest decisions of ours to insert gastronomy into the topics. Not because of the lack of interest or having doubts about the popularity of such contents, but the contrary. Given the overall profile of this site and the underlying concept, such as the targeted audience, we had serious complications to decide …

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