We couldn't speak of autumn without mentioning quinces! They are the most typical fruit for the season - aromatic, delicious and very beneficial.
This autumn fruit originated notably in the Caucasus, Iran and Armenia and was brought to Europe by the ancient Greeks.
There are two main types of quince - one with the form of a pear and mild taste, and another with the form of an apple - much drier and harder, with a lot of seeds but so much more aromatic.
Summer is here and we often find ourselves thinking about fresh fruits. While the watermelon seems to be in higher demand at the market, let's not forget about the melon.
The melon is highly valued for its taste and dietetic properties. It is one of the most sought after desserts in summer.
The mellow fruit has easy to absorb sugars, starch, proteins, vitamins, pectin, organic acids, mineral salts, etc.
Here are some of ...
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Watermelon pizza, watermelon cake, watermelon skewers... is there anything we can't make from watermelon after all?!
WATERMELON PIZZA - a low-calorie summer dessert.
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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.