Posts Tagged“food”

We Are What We Eat, oily (blue) fish  - Bench Bags 4

How many times have we heard this without really knowing what it means? Our eating habits have a direct influence on our health.  Therefore, including certain foods in our diet can help combat stress, fatigue or pain and enhance our memory, among other things. Cuántas veces habremos escuchado esta frase, sin saber realmente lo que significa. La alimentación tiene influencia directa sobre nuestra salud e incluir determinados alimentos en nuestra dieta pueden ayudarnos a combatir el estrés, el cansancio o el dolor, así como potenciar nuestra memoria entre otras cosas. We Are What We Eat Hippocrates, considered the father of…

The art of cooking - BenchBags #benchcooks 1

Among our many passions there is one that we, as craftsmen, especially identify with: Cooking. For us, a craftsman is someone who with his hands, tools and creativity is able to create something that others can use and enjoy. This is what you do each time you get into the kitchen to create an extraordinary and tasty dish. As a small tribute we’ve organized this contest for those of you who love cooking and think that it’s much more than just making dinner. Entre las muchas pasiones que tenemos, hay una con la que nos identificamos mucho aquellos que nos dedicamos a la artesanía:…

Reasons to visit Seville - Seville Cathedral - BenchBags

Hello to all! If I had to make a list of reasons to visit Seville I’d probably never finish it! Apart from being one of the most beautiful cities in the world, it’s very easy to visit as almost everything is in walking distance. Based on Seville tourist data and on our personal criteria, there are three important reasons to visit Seville that stand out among others. ¡Hola a todos! Si tuviera que hacer una lista con las razones para visitar Sevilla, igual no terminaría nunca. Como decía Antonio Gala: Lo malo no es que los sevillanos piensen que tiene la ciudad…

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Hello again and Happy New Year! Since Christmas and over-eating go hand in hand, in this post I’d like to unveil some myths about the popular “detox” diets and give some guidelines for healthy living. Although you’re probably familiar with many of the following tips it’s not a bad idea to refresh your memory and start off the New Year on the right foot. Hola de nuevo y feliz año! Como las navidades y los excesos van de la mano, en este post me gustaría desvelar algunos mitos sobre las famosas dietas “detox” y dar algunas pautas para una vida saludable, y aunque…

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Hello again! I’m so glad to be back with you and what a better way to start off than to write about one of my favorite things in the world: FOOD. Like it or not autumn is here and so are all its seasonal foods. Today I’ve chosen my TOP 5 ingredients for this season and a few ideas of how to cook them.   Hola de nuevo! Es un placer volver a escribir y más si es para hablar de una de las cosas que más me gusta en el mundo: COMIDA. Nos guste o no el otoño ya está aquí…

Autumn is here - Fall decorating ideas - BenchBags

Autumn is here!  This season, considered special by many, brings about many changes. The days are shorter – fewer hours of sunshine The trees shed their leaves and there is an amazing change in the colors that surround us. It’s a wonderful season for taking long walks and admiring the autumn colors in the fields. It’s a time for friend and family reunions at home. We have to put away our summer clothes and take out our coats and scarves. And among many changes that come with the fall we particularly enjoy those which have to do with decoration and…

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Hello again everyone! For those who say that sequels are never any good, they haven’t the faintest idea!! As I mentioned in the first part of my post on my trip to Italy, I really enjoyed Pisa, Lucca  and Cinque Terre.  In this second edition we are going to travel a bit further north and discover some charming spots in Bolonia and Florence. At this point, we’re going to start off in Bolonia, famous worldwide for its university and also known as “the city of the endless arcades.”   This city leaves no one indifferent. Red and ochre color the city…