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The hydroalcoholic gel: history of an invention

A brilliant invention The first wave of Covid-19 proved it: although hydroalcoholic gel is a simple mixture of alcohol, water, and glycerin, it is a valuable ally in the fight against coronavirus and all other microbes in general. This ingenious invention, which allows you to disinfect your hand ...

05
Nov
2020

Sunstroke: symptoms and remedies

an occur very quickly in infants and the elderly, in periods of high heat. It also affects athletes who do not hydrate sufficiently to compensate for water loss due to sweating. Prevention consists in : - avoiding exercise during the hottest hours - avoiding napping in the sun, especially afte ...

09
May
2008

Pasta carbonara: the real recipe without cream

e salt and pepper Preparation 1- Brown the lardons in a hot frying pan. 2- Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti al dente in a large volume of salted water. 3- Break the eggs into a bowl and beat them into an omelette with the grated Parmesan or Grana Padano cheese. Add pepper and a little salt, ...

08
Sep
2021

Polenta: an easy recipe

reparation of polenta requires few ingredients. Here are the proportions to use to prepare polenta for 6 people: - 250 g of polenta - 1 liter of water - 1 tablespoon of olive oil - a pinch of coarse salt - grated cheese. Preparation 1) Heat the water in a pan with the salt and olive oil. ...

23
Oct
2009

The vanilla tree, the plant that produces vanilla

hid thrives in a humid atmosphere, at temperatures between 15 and 20°C (12°C minimum). Keep the atmosphere moist by regularly misting your plant. Water once a week with non-calcareous water and make sure that no water remains in the saucer. In spring and summer, add fertiliser to the water onc ...

15
Sep
2010

Garden: 5 Grandma's recipes that work

y cut it into pieces and throw it into the planting hole of your crops. As they decompose, banana peels provide nutrients to plants as long as you water regularly. For this grandma's recipe to work, you also need to make sure to bury the banana peels at least 20 cm deep. This precaution pre ...

13
Aug
2021

Leek pie: an easy recipe

d cheese - olive oil Preparation 1) Sort the leeks, keeping only the white part and some of the tender green part. Wash the leeks thoroughly under water to remove the soil. 2) Thinly slice the leeks and fry them in a little olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. 3) Let this leek pie filli ...

06
Mar
2009

The Rose Route: a romantic getaway in the Loiret

rs and colours. The Floral Park of the Source Another must-see on the rose route, the Parc Floral de la Source in Orléans is famous for its Rose Garden, its large water mirror and its many events for the general public. See this post on Instagram A publication shared by C ...

22
May
2019

Sesame seed bread: a very easy recipe

meter: 250 g flour T65 100 g organic wholemeal flour T150 1 sachet of baker's yeast 1 level teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon of sugar 20 cl warm water 2 tablespoons of olive oil 2 tablespoons sesame seeds a little oil for the mould Preparation of the dough You can prepare the dough for t ...

01
Oct
2021

Gas and electricity: 5 tips to lower your bill

ay for more than a day. If you're going away for more than a day, consider putting the heating on frost-free mode and turning off your electric hot water tank as these are both energy-hungry pieces of equipment. 3- Insulate your home without breaking the bank Another tip to know about lowerin ...

20
Oct
2021

Chicken with lemon and olives: an easy recipe

nd carrots in a little olive oil. 4- Add the chicken pieces to the pan and pour in the marinade made of lemon, spices and black olives. 6- Heat water in a kettle and add water halfway up the pot. Cover and cook this lemon and olive chicken for about 30 minutes. 7- At the end of cooking, add ...

10
Nov
2021

Gastroenteritis: symptoms and remedies

g lasts to allow the digestive system to recover. You should then drink a lot, but in small sips to rehydrate (one to two liters per day). Favour water, infusions, Tea black or vegetable broth but avoid fruit juices, alcohol or carbonated drinks (including Coke). The Phytotherapy remedies for ...

14
Oct
2008

The Taj Mahal: one of the new seven wonders of the world

y building is topped by a bulbous dome and surrounded by four Towers erected at the four corners. The axes of symmetry are accentuated by the gardens and water features in front of the tomb along strictly perpendicular axes. To the left of the monument is a red sandstone mosque built to sanctify ...

15
Dec
2008

The Carob tree: the tree with small horns

are fond of carobs which are sometimes mixed in their feed. Growing tips Carob seeds must be fresh to germinate because once dry they will not absorb water. They can be planted in the spring or fall. The carob tree is a tree that grows in many types of soils including hillsides with deep sandy or f ...

20
Apr
2012

Sweating: 5 unusual facts

ts bad odours Body odour is less important if you shave or wax. This is because the perspiration secreted by our sweat glands is composed mostly of water and minerals and is naturally odorless. Bad odors are caused by sweat becoming macerated in contact with bacteria. Now, the latter love to c ...

18
Aug
2015

Environment: not everything is allowed on the beach

to empty shells. If you feel like collecting driftwood, you can do so as there are no official regulations on collecting this wood polished by the water and brought to the beach by the waves and tides. The collection of frosted glass is also allowed as it is rather beneficial to the environmen ...

19
Aug
2021

Garden: 5 good reasons to plant sunflowers

r in March-April and transplant the plants outdoors in mid-May. This plant enjoys full sun and slightly alkaline soil that stays cool. Remember to water it regularly if necessary. If your garden is windy, also be sure to tutor the taller varieties so that the stems don't bend under the weight ...

24
Sep
2021

The Pomodoro method or how to manage your time to be more productive

fully on the task until the timer rings, then note what has been done. 4- take a short break of 5 to 10 minutes, to get up, walk, drink a glass of water or a coffee... 5- after 4 sessions, i.e. after about 2 hours of work, take a 20 to 25 minute break. What are the mistakes to avoid? The f ...

28
Sep
2021

Legacy: a Yann Arthus-Bertrand retrospective in Nice

um of Photography in Nice, other large format images are exposed in free access on the Pierre Gautier square and on the Paillon promenade, next to the water mirror. This tribute to the photographer, which is held partly outside the walls, is an opportunity to discover : - a retrospective of ...

30
Sep
2021

The Theorem of Narcissus: a free exhibition at the Petit Palais in Paris

ture of the monument and the gold of its garden. They are alternately embedded in the Petit Palais building or suspended from trees or even placed on the water. As soon as visitors arrive, the magic happens as the steps of the Petit Palais are transformed into an impressive river of blue bricks. ...

04
Oct
2021