September 21, 2017

As a promoter of healthy food we really want to focus on this topic today. Very often we see people just grabbing boxes of eggs in the supermarket,  without checking whether the eggs are organic, free range or just cage livestock.

It's very important (for both the animals and our own health) to understand what is good and what to avoid when buying eggs.

To increase the production of eggs, chickens are often kept in small cages, with 24/24 arti...

September 18, 2017

Are you stuck in a rut? Are you fed up of always eating fried chicken?  Are you looking for an easy and healthy recipe for all the family? Do not fear- we have the answer! Try this great traditional Roman chicken recipe!!  Pollo ai Peperoni is super tasty and so fast and easy to do! This recipe comes from the beautiful area of Castelli Romani (Roma)!

Serve with home-made crusty Italian bread.

Don't forget , Scarpetta* is mandatory! 


September 14, 2017

Summer is gone and the days are getting colder and darker!! But this weather also brings a lot of recipes to warm up the dark days, like this simple recipe, check it out! 

Prep: 40min -  Level: Medium - Serving: 6


- 150gr Dark Chocolate

- 200gr Butter

- 180gr Sugar

- 180gr Flour

- 8gr Yeast

- 6 egg

- Pinch of salt

- Sugar powder


Start off roughly chopping the chocolate and put it into a glass bowl. Melt the Chocolate using a microwave...

June 8, 2017

Our second fruit is Peach! The fruit which inspired lot of painters because its color. We can see peaches in Caravaggio, Monet, Renoir and Van Gogh.


Delicious and widely popular peaches are native to China, from where they spread to rest of the world via ancient silk route. Peach fruits belong to the genus Prunus in the family of Rosaceae. Scientific name: Prunus persica.

Europe has to thank Alessandro Magno for having brought peaches to Rome:...

June 8, 2017

This is the first of eight recipes that Cucino io is  going to post linked to The 8 fruits for your health.

As we opened up with Apricot, the following recipes will guide you in making a super tasty home made Apricot Jam. Very easy to make! Let's get started!

Prep: 20min - CookingTime: 30/40min - Level: Easy


- 2kg Apricots Bio

- 700gr Sugar Cane 

- 500gr Water

- 1 Lemon zest Bio

- Pinch of Salt

- 1 Vanilla seeds 


Start o...

January 13, 2016

Happy first June to everyone.

We want to welcome this month with 8 seasonal colourful healthy fruits! Here they are: Apricot, Peach, Strawberry, Cherry, Watermelon, Melon, Raspberries, Plums.

We start off with: Apricot!

Apricots are one of the healthiest fruit available this season and are even considered a superfood due to their high nutrient profile.The origin of the apricot is disputed. It was known in Armenia during ancient times, and has been cultivated...

January 5, 2016

Porchetta is een hartige, vette en vochtige, ontbeende varkensstaaf en is een van de twee iconische culinaire producten van de regio Lazio; de andere is de schaapkaas Pecorino Romano. Porchetta is ook een "traditioneel landbouw-voedingsproduct", een van de traditionele Italiaanse gerechten die culturele relevantie hebben.In Italie eet je de beste gerechten gewoon op straat.Het geheim? Rozemarijn, salie, knoflook en zeezout. Niks anders!

January 1, 2016

With summer at the door and the temperature going up, the only meal you want to have is something easy to make, fresh and light! You can store it in the fridge for a couple of days, take it to work or university as light meal or (if you're so lucky) to the beach as a super cool snack! You will need a spoon though :-).

We are talking about Barley Salad!!

Follow this recipe to make your own summer dish!

INGREDIENTS - 4/6 serving

- 250gr Barley

- 100gr Cherry Tomat...

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