Cristian Marino now in the Maldives

Dear friends, this update is for you who have been following my blog for a long time .Since September 2021 I have been here in the Maldives, where I will stay for a while.I have always wanted to know the islands of the Maldives, so I am happy to be on an atoll not far…

The Octopus and its Secrets

Octopus (belonging to the cephalopods, mollusc family) is a fundamental ingredient for those who love seafood. Its tasty tentacles and its meat, when fresh and tender, can enrich sauces and first courses or offer grill lovers a worthy opponent. Before cooking it, however, the octopus must undergo some operations that will help make the meat…

The 7 benefits of coconut water according to the Maldivian experts

I asked around and the opinions are in agreement. “Coconut water” from young coconut has health benefits apart from being very good. Here are the main benefits of coconut water •Rehydrates and replenishes minerals. It is a real natural supplement, very useful for example after a sporting activity. In fact, it contains magnesium, potassium, sodium,…

Cristian Marino’s considerations for the World Vegan Day

World vegan day is celebrated today.Also here in the Maldives we wanted to give our contribution to this event.I don’t consider myself vegan, but I have a lot of respect for those who are, some of the benefits that are obtained with this diet are:– Less stress;– Reduced possibility of food poisoning;– Reduced environmental impact;–…

International Chefs Day

International Chef’s Day ! This year my work commitment leads me to celebrate this important day here in the Maldives. Every year the International Chefs’ Day is celebrated across the globe on 20 October to create awareness about the profession and celebrate it.It was instituted to remind chefs that it was their duty to pass…

Oktoberfest in the Maldives?

Certainly Oktoberfest is not a typical Maldivian festival! In countries like the Maldives you can also decide to enjoy only good food without beer. Oktoberfest, annual festival in Munich, Germany, the festival originated in Munich, it is now a tradition exported to most of the world, where in addition to beer there are group dances…

16 October “World Food Day” A moment of reflection

For me it is actually a good day to reflect on how to reduce food waste and how to raise awareness of others. And for You ? World Food Day is an international day celebrated annually around the world on October 16 to commemorate the founding date of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization…

3 easy and simple steps for oven Roasted Chestnuts

The autumn fruits par excellence: chestnuts! There are more than a hundred varieties, including chestnuts and “marroni” In Italy we prepare this very simple recipe Ingredients are Chestnuts 🌰, sea salt and water For an optimal cooking of the chestnuts in the oven, start by notching the chestnuts: choose the perfectly intact ones and make…