Pine nut

Pine nuts are used by many cultures for hundreds of years all around the world. In the Mediterranean area, they are used mainly to enrich sauces and salads. Pine nuts can be eaten raw or roasted and are used in a great variety of traditional Mediterranean recipes. Like other types of nuts, the pine nuts…

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Peanut

Peanuts are one of the most popular nuts around the world. Roasted, shelled, unshelled, salted or as a butter they are a very popular snack. Peanuts are very rich in fiber, minerals (copper, magnesium, zinc, potassium) and proteins, but are also very caloric, more than 600 calories per 100 grams. So peanuts make a perfect…

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Naples (Italy)

Photo credit:  ILCE3000 General Info Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the largest city in southern Italy, situated on the Gulf of Naples between the amazing Mt. Vesuvius, one of three active volcanoes in Italy and Phlegraean Fields, which is a separated volcanic area. It’s the third-largest city in Italy with almost…

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Menorca (Spain)

Photo credit:  Pablo Fernández General Info Menorca is an island situated in the Mediterranean Sea that belongs to Spain and has gotten its name by being smaller sized when compared to the close-by island called Majorca. The island hosts about 62,000 people in a picturesque landscape; it’s bright and radiant and it enjoy warm, beautiful,…

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