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Avocado Semifreddo with Coconut and Macadamia Nuts

emifreddo is the name given for the Italian “semi-ice cream”, a sort of ice cream which isn’t so icy and has a higher fat content than the others. Furthermore, the freezing temperature is lower, closer to 23°F (-5 °C), and its consistency also is much more viscous – which can be consumed in the winter, for example. So why not use ingredients with …

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The Hidden Danger of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs)

Fats are divided into three main categories: saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated. Vegetable oils and animal fats are most often composed of a mixture of these types of fat. For example, olive oil is mainly composed of monounsaturated fat with some polyunsaturated fat. Coconut oil is primarily saturated fat. Lard is generally half saturated fat and half monounsaturated, but also contains some …

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