All that glitters is not gold… never a sentence was more correct.
In the following lines you will read about the battle of Carlin Petrin, founder of Slow Food, against the giant Amazon.
Petrini’s intent is not to discredit Bezos’ creature, but aims to open the eyes of all consumers who, fascinated by delivery and the convenience of a click, do not see the other side of the coin:
The products made by small companies constitute food excellence and more, but often this is not recognized, while instead the hyper-processed products of large multinationals find more space on the market… what a great injustice!
The intent of this article is precisely to open the eyes of the consumer by encouraging him to make informed choices.
Biodiversity is fundamental for our life on Earth: it includes a whole variety of animals, plants, and microorganisms. It’s the key to the productivity of any ecosystem, both the natural ones and the agricultural ones. The consequences of losing biodiveristy What will happen to our planet if we lose biodiversity? To lose biodiversity means to […]
I want to start this article with a topic that is particularly close to my heart: the modified starch. We are not necessarily talking about a GMO if it is not actually made from a GMO cereal. It is a chemical – physical modification, and is generally made from corn, rice and tapioca. Modified starch […]
It was 1989, and Tuttovo started to produce biological gluten free sauces. I have been looking for the right name for the line of newborn sauces for several days. One day I was coming back from a meeting with Mauro Beverari, buyer of Ecor-Natura Sì, I stopped by the autogrill of Villanova d’Asti to grab […]
by Carlin Petrini, from the preface of the book of Luigino Bruni “La bagna cauda. L’origine e la storia. Ricette famose di ieri e di oggi”. Orso Alessandria edition, 2011. Bagna cauda is a dish with the power to socialize all the diners. The slow act of “dipping” all the seasonal vegetables and of the […]