The 5 French Mother Sauces

Sauces are an indispensable element of classic French cuisine. Marie-Antoine Carême (1783-1833) divided french sauces into four mother sauces: béchamel, allemande, espagnole and velouté. Escoffier (1846–1935) edited these mother sauces and added a new sauce between them. As a result, there are 5 mother sauces in gastronomy and all the remaining sauces are formed by... Continue Reading →

Why Does a Meniscus Tear Occur?

Although a meniscus tear is known as an athlete's disease, it is among the most common knee injuries today. Of course, athletes are more at risk for meniscus injuries than other people. Meniscus tears cause pain and negatively affect our daily life. Anatomy of the Meniscus The menisci are located between the thighbone (femur) and... Continue Reading →

How to Make Star Bread

Although its appearance makes you think that it is difficult to make, star bread can be easily made even by someone who enters the kitchen for the first time. This delicious recipe will be the go-to for your winter holidays with its taste and snowflake look. Let's first look at the ingredients and then the... Continue Reading →

Low Back Pain

Introduction to Low Back Pain Low back pain is the leading cause of activity and limitation in many parts of the world. It is usually defined as pain, muscle tension, or stiffness localised below the costal margin and above the inferior gluteal folds, with or without leg pain (sciatica). Although it is clear that most individuals... Continue Reading →

An Introduction to Michael de Montaigne

Montaigne entered the field of literature in a century when humanism gained importance.  In those days, people could only look at the lives of saints and learn from them. Montaigne made his own observations and produced works in which he expressed his thoughts.  In order to understand him and his works, let's first take a... Continue Reading →

What is Fruitarianism?

We've all heard of vegans who don't eat any animal products.  Well, have you heard of fruitarians who feed on stricter rules than vegans? Do you know fruitarianism? What is Fruitarianism? Fruitarianism is a diet in which fruits are at the forefront. People who follow this diet are called frutarian.  Frutarians have stricter rules than... Continue Reading →

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