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Coconut pudding

Coconut pudding

A dessert inspired by the tapioca pudding, but with less tropical ingredients, more adapted to those who live in a Mediterranean climate.

Macrobiotics, Permaculture and Biodynamics

Macrobiotics, Permaculture and Biodynamics

To be self-sufficient in food I use the teachings of permaculture and biodynamics and in this article I explain a little what they are and how both enhance the experience of macrobiotic philosophy.

Fermented foods

Fermented foods

After devoting the whole winter to the production of fermented foods, I decided to tell you the reason why we should consume and reintroduce them in our daily diet.

Beans, Cabbage and Corn Bread Migas on Sweet Potato Puree

Beans, Cabbage and Corn Bread Migas on Sweet Potato Puree

Bean migas are typical in Northern Portugal and in this recipe I make some changes so
that the dish is healthier. Because it contains this black-eyed peas it becomes a good choice in case you want to nurture your kidneys.

Macrobiotics – from the city to the countryside

Macrobiotics – from the city to the countryside

If you usually read my posts you’ve probably realized that I live in the countryside. But it was only about 2 years ago that I decided I wanted to leave the city. Born and raised in Lisbon, I was fortunate to have grandparents in rural […]

Bitter sweet sugar

Bitter sweet sugar

Despite sweet in our mouth, sugar acidifies a lot our organism. With its consumption we lose minerals, create energy peaks that do not promote the emotional stability of our organism, increase the chances of degenerative diseases, obesity, chronic fatigue, sleep disturbances, among others.

Basil pesto & it’s humus

Basil pesto & it’s humus

I love the fall…here in the fields and in our gardens looks like a second spring. Many flowers bloom again and the yellow colors of summer are replaced by an abundant live green that is seen 360º in our landscape. The cold already asks us […]

Adzuki, hokaido and cesaria stew, with whole rice, brussel sprouts and cabbage&ginger pickle

Adzuki, hokaido and cesaria stew, with whole rice, brussel sprouts and cabbage&ginger pickle

This year Mother Nature has been very, very generous with us. 🙂 Those who have been living here for long time, say that a few years ago they did not have as many mushrooms, in variety and quantity, as this year … at every corner […]

Macrobiotics International Conference 2018

Macrobiotics International Conference 2018

This year, for the first time, I signed up for the International Macrobiotic Conference held in Lisbon last week. The event that is aimed for people working in this area, gathered around 50 participants. I was fascinated to have the opportunity to be in the […]

Amazake’s Tiramisú

Amazake’s Tiramisú

This recipe is one of those you can prepare just in a while! It is quite balanced since amazake is a product that was tradicionaly made from rice fermentation and is very, very sweet. I consider it is one of the best sweeteners that we […]