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Garrofó Beans – Endangered

In our territory garrofons (butter beans) are highly appreciated in the kitchen because it is a basic ingredient in our national dish par excellence –our dearest paella.


Why Does Corn Pop?

Question sent by JORGE GIL FERNÁNDEZ (València). FERNANDO SAPIÑA answers: We can find a lot of videos on YouTube showing different phenomena in slow-motion: a bullet going through a piece of fruit, the neve-rending dance of jelly, the pop of a corn kernel, etc. There is some


Wine flavours

Hi ha molts factors que intervenen en la nostra percepció dels aliments. En el cas del vi, primer tenim el color.

texture of food

The texture of food

Flavour and texture are two criteria currently used to accept or reject food. Texture is a concept with no clear definition when used in gastronomy. However, materials science can help us to develop objective procedures to measure the texture of foods, for the latter is