Entries by Cinzia

MATCHA: THE GREEN MIRACLE THAT EVERYBODY LOVES

Matcha green tea is a refined type of green tea that has an ancient tradition and it is an essential part of Japanese culture and of the tea ceremony (茶の湯– Cha no yu).  Moreover, in the last few years, Matcha green tea has started to gain increasingly more popularity among customers outside the Land of the Rising Sun.  […]

MEASURE YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT – ISTITUTO COMPRENSIVO N.4 “STEFANINI” DI TREVISO (TV)

On Monday (March 11th) at “Stefanini” school of Treviso, we participated at the seminar “Edufootprint: experiences to share for a sustainable school”, where all participants talked about fundamental subject matters, such as: mobility and sustainable nutrition.  OurPIÚINFORMA Association participated at another event focused on circular economy, sustainable nutrition and environmental footprint. Namely, subject matters that we […]

HOW TO IDENTIFY FOOD ADDITIVES ON THE LIST OF INGREDIENTS – GLUTAMATE.

MONOSODIUM GLUTAMATE, THE “CHAMELEON” ADDITIVE. Additives are chemical ingredients that are used as ingredients. They can be grouped in several families: colourants, preservatives, antioxidants, emulsifiers, flavour enhancers etc… for a total of about 900 compounds. What puts them on the same level is the way they are codified, namely the acronym made of two components: […]

SUSHI MANIA. HOW MUCH DO WE KNOW ABOUT IT?

In the last few years in many Italian cities we have started seeing an increasing number of restaurants that offer sushi and other dishes of Japanese cuisine, triggering a real sushi mania. Undoubtedly, sushi is the most popular Japanese dish outside the Land of the Rising Sun. In addition to this, Japanese cuisine was also declared a […]

…WAITING GLOBAL NETWORK OF WATER MUSEUMS

After the great success obtained in 2017 during the first MAB Youth Forum organized and promoted by UNESCO, 2018 starts with another big challenge for PIÚINFORMA Association. Indeed, the Association has been chosen as official partner by the Global Network of Water Museums, a world-wide no-profit association that aims to create a new awareness on water consumption for a more sustainable future. This […]