Full of benefits! Of Asian origin, precisely in the area between the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea, the cherry spread in Egypt since the seventh century BC, then in Greece and subsequently in Italy; around the 2nd century BC But how did it come to our country? Plutarch, Pliny the Elder and Columella attribute
Create your tomato puree! The tomato does not require particular types of soil for its cultivation. Sowing can take place in the seedbed, a sheltered container with cover or in an open field. At the birth of the seedlings, the most solid and robust are selected and will be transplanted, while the fragile ones are
With Grifo’s filters! Filtering wine: what a controversial issue … Yet, the Etruscans, Greeks and ancient Romans filtered it in order to drink it clear, as the nectar of the gods must have been. But what’s the point of actually using filters today? Among the winemaking practices, that of filtering is used in the oenological
Grifo’s meat mincers: faithful recipe mates! How are meatballs made? It was the mid-fifteenth century when Mastro Martino da Como explained it. The recipe was simple and did not include minced meat, but veal slices filled with a spicy filling, folded back on themselves and roasted on a spit. A hundred years later, the recipe
With Grifo’s tomato machines, you can enjoy the intense flavor of the tomato! Tomato, for its goodness and beneficial properties, has climbed the rankings of the best vegetables. It is appreciated for its malleability in the kitchen; especially for preparing tasty sauces. But it has many other ways of use… One of the ways of use, in addition to using it in meals, is to drink it. It is not so common in Italian homes, but drinking tomato juice already in the morning provides several benefits. Let’s see what they are. First of all, this vegetable is rich in vitamin C (almost 75% of the daily requirement), but also vitamin A, vitamin K, vitamin B1, B3, B6, B9; and again, potassium, magnesium, manganese and copper. Not only that, this vegetable is a great ally of the heart. It helps reduce the risks of diseases such as hypertension and high cholesterol, but also avoids the accumulation of fat in the arteries. According to studies, drinking at least one glass of this juice a day is also a method of fighting constipation. In short, the tomato is rich in beneficial properties and Grifo knows it, for this reason he created a machine designed specifically for
With the vacuum machines you preserve all the food you prefer! In the world today, almost 1/3 of food resources are thrown away, generating a huge waste. According to estimates by the FAO (Food and Agricultural Organization), in fact, wasted food resources correspond to about 1.3 billion tons per year. Of these, 22% end up in the dustbin while the rest is lost along the food chain. But what are the causes? Why do we waste so much food? The first cause is agriculture. Due to some limitations in the conservation and transport of foodstuffs, but also due to climatic situations and production surplus. In addition, there are the scraps that occur during the food transformation processes, to respect the technical limits. But not only agriculture, one of the main causes of food waste is the end consumer: either you buy too much food, or you don’t know how to best preserve it. This is why Grifo has a product that limits food waste … We are talking about vacuum machines! The vacuum machine is a really useful tool
The best Argentine street food at home with our MEAT MINCERS. Today we fly to Argentina, with a delicious dish but within everyone’s reach … We are talking about EMPANADAS! The empanadas are pasta bundles filled with vegetables and/or meat, typical of Argentina and Chile, the Philippines and Latin America. They have the shape of
Home-made hamburger fast and easy to prepare thanks to the efficient MEAT MINCER by Grifo. After a long January spent getting in shape with diets and herbal detox, it’s also time to give yourself a little pleasure. A treat for the palate, or a “cheat meal”, which is loved by everyone and has gained international
Tomatoes: from the ground to your dishes with Grifo’s TOMATO MACHINE. “From today: diet” … How many times have you repeated this phrase at the end of the holidays just to dull the guilt? And instead, this time, you decided to get serious: you went to the nutritionist to get a food plan to help
We know that spring is at the door, and the harvest is far away. But not for this we can’t think about a wonderful glass of wine, tasty, rich and full of passion! Long time ago I met a couple of thirty-year-old, and in the evening she prepared dinner, set the table with a glass
The pomegranate is full of antioxidants, vitamin C, vitamin K of group B, protein and carboydrates. The most renowed properties of pomegranate are that of anticancer activities: due to the presence of polyphenols, this fruit conducts an important anticancer action, by reducing free radical actions. In particular, some effects have been noticed about the reduction
The fruits are good, this is well known, but which are the best fruits? Which healthy features do they own?
A well-known healthy fruit is the apple. It’s an efficent natural antioxidant, thanks to its flavonoids, that allow us to avoid illnesses as cancer and to delay the process of ageing; moreover they reinforce our immune system. The peel of the apple own lot of fibers that help to decrease levels of cholesterol in the blood and, above all, to function our intestine. Apples contain lot of calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium.
Even if It’s not a popular fruit, the kiwi own lot of important features. It’s an important source of fibres that help to normalize levels of cholesterol. It could sounds odd, but a kiwi has he double of vitamin C of an orange. Kiwi are rich in lutein, a pigment that is needed to filter solar radiations. This fruit contains lot of folic acid, that allows us to avoid anemia and cardiovascular problems.
As well as they are delicious, strawberries are very healthy. They contain lot of vitamin C useful to decrease levels of cholesterol and to prevent illnesses as arteriosclerosis. Starwberries help to control diabetes, cardiac and inflammatory problems.
Blueberries are excelent natural antioxidants that help to avoid cancer and muscular dystrophy. Besides, they are important sources of fibres that reinforce teeth, hair and muscles.
The pinapple is ideal to improve fat and protein digestion; moreover it helps to avoid water retention.
It contains digestive enzymes that help us to fight against problems such as acidity, indigestion. It is very ideal together with meat or fish. To prepare milkshakes it’ an healthy habit and It’s also funny! Visit our website and discover our ample range of fruit crushers by hand or by electric motor and follow an healthy lifestyle.