The peach can easily be called the queen of fruits. It is the second most popular fruit after the apple. Its colour varies from cream yellow to red. In China, where it comes from, it has a mystical significance and brings luck, protection and wealth.
Compared to the nectarine, it is softer, juicier and bigger when ripe.
The peaches are known to have uneven skin so some people prefer to peel them. But there are others who eat them with the skin on with great ...
That golden-orange flesh and velvet skin make apricots irresistible.
Although they originated in China, it was Armenia that introduced them to Europe, hence their scientific denomination Prunus armenaica.
When selecting apricots, look for deep orange ones and avoid the light-coloured and yellow ones. To get the best antioxidant effect, choose fully ripe ones. Avoid those with very soft spots and brown dots because these are signs of being overripe.
Red, aromatic and more or less affordable, every year the strawberries at the markets herald the beautiful warm months that are to come.
They are incredibly sweet but also very delicate so they can go bad very quickly if we don't take good care of them.
Apart from being full of flavor, the strawberries are very good for health and support our immune systems. Experts say that a handful of strawberries for breakfast provides half of the daily required dose of ...
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade! But what to do with lemon peel?
The lemon juice has about 5-6% citric acid and its pH levels vary between 2 and 3. That means it is perfect for cleaning safely the kitchen worktops and stains of mineral origin.
Here are some ways of using lemon and lemon peel in the kitchen!
Removing oil stains with lemon
The oranges are among the most delicious and loved fruits in winter. They are full of good substances and vitamins.
They originate in East Asia - India, Vietnam and South China, and were most likely brought to Europe in the XIV century by Portuguese seafarers.
This citrus fruit is probably a hybrid between a pomelo and a tangerine.
The orange is also known as the fruit of gods. It is believed that the golden apples that the ...