Author Archives: Giuseppe Timperio

Heart Disease – How Can We Defend Ourselves from The Number-One Killer?

Cardiovascular diseases are the number-one reason we, and our loved ones, will die. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), nearly 18 million lives each year are taken by cardiovascular diseases, 80 percent of which are heart attacks and strokes. To put things into perspective, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has claimed, to the 30th of […]

Extra Virgin Olive Oil pairs perfectly with Palak Paneer: Here’s Why and How

I’ll never forget about that evening in November 2014 when one of my best buddies took me for dinner for my very first time to an Indian restaurant. Back then I had just arrived in Singapore since a couple of weeks, and I had no clue what to expect from that award-winning restaurant located in […]

How to Make a Healthy and Tasty Fried Rice: Everything You Need To Know

When I first stepped foot in Singapore back in 2014, the enigmatic charm of the city caught on to me immediately. I always tell my family and friends back in Italy that there is something very distinct about this place which is nearly impossible to find anywhere else in the world. Singapore is the ultimate […]

How to Make a Healthy and Tasty Baingan Bharta (eggplant stir-fry): Everything You Need To Know

Since I moved to Singapore in October 2014, I had the luxury to expand my cultural and social perspectives on the World through the amazing people I was fortunate to encounter during my life journey here in Asia. Most of these amazing folks are locals, but also many foreigners, often coming from every corner of […]

Myth Buster: EVOO is Perfect for Chinese Cuisine (with the recipe for Beef in Black Bean Sauce).

Since I moved to Singapore in 2014, I had the luxury to expand my cultural and social perspectives on the World through the very Amazing people I was fortunate enough to encounter during my life journey here in Asia. Most of my friends are locals, but also many foreigners, often coming from every corner of […]

A Simple Guide To a Healthier Pav Bhaji, the King of Indian Street Food

I’ve always wanted to go to India. They say it’s one of the most diverse, charming and culturally rich places on the planet. There are plenty of good reasons to visit India. Stunning archaeological sites, breathtaking natural paradises, hospitable people and, of course, extraordinary food. Indian food is something to die for – and a […]

Review – Founder’s Reserve White Truffle Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Everyone loves that pungent and sophisticated taste of truffles. Or almost everyone does. We Italians love it tremendously. We are foodies and truffle lovers. We are so much in love with this rare, rich treasure that we decided to combine it with our very own private reserve extra virgin olive oil produced from our family […]

The superb but scary 2020 olive harvest in Colletorto, our town in Italy

We were fearful. The whole town knew from early on that it was going to a bad year for all countries. By the time lockdown started in March, the olive trees were in flower. Nobody expected the impact of the Coronavirus to get as bad as it did. If the harvest was also poor, if […]

There is more to Italian cuisine than Pizza, Carbonara, Spaghetti Bolognese and Lasagna

In the bustling city of Manila, Italian food is made by American Fast food chains. Their take on what is hailed to be one of the best cuisines in the world does not give justice to what Italian cuisine really is — a celebration in our mouth created by using fresh and natural ingredients. Growing […]

Olive Harvesting: when Tradition and Innovation come together – a chat with Antonio Abruzzese

The love for the land bears only good fruits an old commercial that ran on Italian TV used to say.  We can look at “land” as one of the classical elements of Earth, but also as a territory, as in a farm. Antonio Abruzzese, a young farmer from Colletorto, in Molise, is the living proof […]