What? Dry shampoos are nothing more than products in powder or dry form (similar to baby powders) formulated to absorb oils and moisture from hair and scalp to quickly give the look of a sort of cleanish hair when shampooing isn’t possible. Dry shampoos are not shampoos at all and are not intended to clean […]
Author: Manuela Valenti
“No dessert is as satisfyingly delicious, than a Flan or Crème Brûlée. The smooth texture of these two paired with the right amount of sweetness and that touch of vanilla brings back childhood memories of fun times. Although completely different yet similar, Crème Brûlée share the exact same ingredients with flan, just in different proportions […]
The word “Chicha” usually refers to a fermented beverage made by the natives of Central and South America which in most cases incorporates a mix of spit (yeah, you read that right), fruit and/or grains, drank originally during ceremonial activities. Even though the Rice Chicha, bears the same name, thankfully is much more appetizing, and […]
Manuela Valenti. Image copyright ©2019 By Valenti Organics. It’s been a slow, steady process and one I’ve avoided like the plague I don’t know why. It started out with one silver hair popping out of nowhere in my mid 30’s. Starring at myself in the mirror horrified at the discovery, I plugged out the little […]
It is hard to believe in 2019 with so many scientific discoveries, new vaccines and advances in technology, space exploration and so many new medical procedures that have saved millions of lives, the flat earth society, anti-vaccination campaigns and crystal infused everything are increasing in popularity! Are we back in medieval times and no one […]
Pasta Fresca All’Uovo Autentica Ricetta Italiana – Homemade Pasta Authentic Italian Recipe and its History.
“To learn all there is about a food, one needs to know its history to appreciate it, understand it and respect it.” Manuela Valenti One food that can be traced back into antiquity, Italian antiquity that is, is Pasta. That simple yet incredibly versatile symbol of the Italian cuisine, dates back to Etruscan times, passed […]
The origin of the “Spritz” a common drink in Trieste and the rest of the Triveneto (region comprised of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Trentino-Alto Adige and the Veneto in Northern Italy), dates back from the time of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire. The soldiers of the Austrian Empire posted in what used to be called the “Republica Serenissima”, […]
Image Copyright ©2019 Irina Kogan. Last year at a swimming meet I was officiating for USA Swimming, I encountered two parents blocking my entry on my way to the pool bathroom and locker-room. The reasoning behind? A kid with “severe” latex allergies couldn’t be exposed to my rubber shoes in the bathroom or he would […]
Image Copyright ©2019 By Valenti Organics. All Rights Reserved. Italy is proud home of many things that date back to Ancient Roman times and even more to the dawn of time: Spaghetti and all sort of different types of pasta – we invented pasta!, Pizza! – we invented it and by far Italian pizza is […]
Forget those heavy thick American pancakes and succumb to the deliciously soft, mouth melting, heart warming French Crêpes. The word Crêpe is French for pancake and is derived from the Latin crispus meaning “curled”. Crêpes originated in Brittany (fr. Breton), in the northwest region of France, which lies between the English Channel to the north […]
Raw Water – the pricey dangerously dirty bottled water fad that can kill you, or is it just overpriced tap water?
Growing up in Venezuela, South America in the 70’s and 80’s was an experience I will never forget. The lessons I’ve learned as a child growing up meters away from the rain forest and the real danger it pose are still with me to this day. Lock the doors at all times of the day […]
The long answer is more complicated than that. As manufacturers and formulators of cosmetic products, we completely depend on the ingredients other manufacturers make, synthesize or formulate. Although we have an incredibly large array of suitable and highly effective ingredients to use and trillions of combinations based on science and research, when it comes to […]