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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Quince

Even in ancient mythology quince are a symbol of love, happiness, fertility, wisdom, beauty, eternity. Law of the Wise King Solomon did was commanded to eat quince couple on the wedding day if you want to have a happy family life.
 The fruit, which becomes everything - compote, jam, sauce, juice, jelly, liqueur.
It is known from 4000 years ago, when cultivated in Asia and the Mediterranean. The taste is like a cross between an apple and a pear. A hard, yellowish-white flesh of quince is dry and has an astringent taste.

 How to choose 
  • Choose berries that are large, rigid and yellow, not green areas.
   
Storage 
  • Keep them in the refrigerator in a plastic bag up to 2 months.
Nutritional Information 
  • Quince contains vitamin C and is rich in pectin.
  • No fat and cholesterol.
  • Anti-inflammatory effect of the lining of the stomach and a clamping action.
  • The fruit is suitable for the following diets inflammatory diseases of the digestive organs and loose bowels.