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El Comidista weekly menu (May 24-30)
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El Comidista weekly menu (May 24-30)

It seems that it was yesterday when we were drinking the twelve grapes while we welcomed the long-awaited 2021 and, without realizing it, we have planted ourselves in the last week of May. The grapes are not in season, but spring has other wonderful products that we include in our weekly menu to celebrate that it already smells of the beach. In El Comidista we have put together recipes as varied in the same week as some rustic baked potatoes, a fresh salmorejo with cherries and beets, a cold ramen of mussels and cockles or a dry rice with chickpeas and cheek that is a safe bet for the feast. And remember: if you want to find out before anyone else about everything that is going on, you can subscribe to our newsletter and you will receive El Comidista's weekly menu in your email every Fr...
Exporting cherries to China: an opportunity to expand markets
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Exporting cherries to China: an opportunity to expand markets

The cherry is one of the new items with export potential to China. The climatic and sanitary conditions are good and the market exists and is expanding. Chile, with its tradition of exporting fresh products and the validity of the free trade agreement with China, last year exported cherries to the Asian giant for a total of 1.6 billion dollars, some thirty times more than Argentina. However, as a result of the pandemic, both the consolidated Chilean exporters and the promising national shipments faced a scenario of economic losses, uncertainty and high risk. The doubts persist for the next season.Cherry is one of the favorite fresh products in China. It is consumed in boxes of 2 kilos by medium and high sectors when it comes to gifts for the Chinese New Year. For climatic reasons, lo...
El Comidista weekly menu (April 26 to May 2)
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El Comidista weekly menu (April 26 to May 2)

This week we will leave April behind to enter fully into May, that month that already smells like summer, but which you cannot trust. To welcome you, we bring you a new installment of our weekly menu in which - still faithful to the recipes with seasonal products in April - fruits as picturesque as apricots or cherries are beginning to appear, in this case , we include it in a cake that is delicious. And remember: if you want to find out before anyone else about everything that is cooked, you can subscribe to our newsletter and you will receive the weekly menu of El Comidista in your email every Friday. Here you have all the information. Monday April 26 Avocado, quinoa and broad bean saladPeeling beans is a chore, but it's really worth it. And please, do not run away when you see an ...
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The Earliest Cherry Blossom Season in 1,200 Years Is Here Due to Climate Change

For well over a thousand years, cherry blossoms in Japan have held the scent of spring and reflected the transient beauty of nature itself. Today, these falling flowers also carry the gravity of climate change.  In 2021, after an unusually warm spring, Kyoto has burst into color far sooner than expected. To date, this is the earliest cherry blossoms in the city have bloomed in more than 1,200 years.We know that because imperial court documents and ancient diary entries on the nation's cherry blossom festivals can be traced back to 812 CE. In all that time, the earliest blooming date was March 27 in the year 1409.Over the centuries, the long-held tradition of cherry blossom viewing has grown from an aristocratic fancy to a fixture of Japanese life. Each year, from early to mid April, resid...