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Pasta – Useful and Tasty

Despite the wide spread belief, pasta is not harmful for your figure, if it is properly prepared, of course. 100 gr. of pasta contain only between 100 and 250 calories, and for one portion 85 gr. is enough. Pasta is well digested, satisfies hunger, contains balanced amount of proteins, fats and carbons. So, even if you keep a diet, it is not the reason to refuse from your favorite dishes. Only be careful with sauces – they should contain more vegetables, fish and seafood. Here are some light recipes of delicious pasta for you.

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Spicy Temptation – Indian Cuisine

One of the best ways to learn more about cultural life of some foreign country is to explore its cuisine as food plays an important role in the establishment and preservation of traditions and rituals. Tell me what you eat and I tell you where you live – thus a famous proverb can be paraphrased. India, for instance, is a mysterious world of entangled traditions and believes. To make the acquaintance with this country as simple and pleasant as can be, one should start with its cuisine.

The food preferences of the Indians are different in the North and South regions. In the north of the country people traditionally eat wheat, in the south – rice. The southern Indians use coconut chips and coconut butter, while the northern people add onion and melted butter ghee. On then north it’s also popular to drink hot sweet tea with milk and add a breathtaking mix of spices in juices, so the Europeans find it practically impossible to drink.

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