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Fine Lemon

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Orange

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Fennel

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pimientos

Pepper

This was brought to Spain from America by Columbus where it was known from before the time of the Incas, and it was from here the its cultivation spread to all the warmer regions of Europe.

Very high in vitamin C, it also contains vitamin A, B2 and E a low calorie index.

Its versatility as far as the ways it may be consumed (raw, roasted, stuffed, canned, etc.) have led to it to be present in diets all over the world.

VERANO marzo - septiembre
apio

Celery Green

Its used to grow wild in Europe and at first it was only considered as an aromatic herb.

n Ancient Greece it was a plant considered to be a good omen and it was used for decoration in important festivities. Furthermore, properties and Homer in his work The lliad tells how Achilles used it to heal his horse. Hypocrates applied it as a remedy for nervous diseases.

It is more generally eaten boiled, although it may be used raw in salads.

INVIERNO noviembre - mayo
lechuga-iceberg

Iceberg Lettuce

The Romans were the first to classify it. Its name comes from the Latin term “Lac” (milk), and due its high latex content the attributed it soothing powers and ate it at the end of meals.

It is a product that matches current consumption trends because it is low in calories and rich in fibre, and it contains vitamins A, B and C.

It is widely used in salads and to its refreshing flavour we have to add its action of purifying the body.

INVIERNO noviembre - abril
Calabaza Cacahuete

Pumpkin Peanut

The pumpkin is native to Central America, although its cultivation has spread all over the world.

It is highly appreciated for its nutritional contribution, rich in vitamins A and C, in beta-carotene, magnesium, manganese, potassium, calcium, fiber, omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, and is also low in calories, In weight control diets, provided that it is not made with ingredients or cooking methods that increase the caloric value.

This pumpkin variety is highly prized for a variety of reasons, including its creamy texture and sweet taste reminiscent of walnut. Its orange meat admits all kinds of culinary preparations, baked, fried, cooked, roasted, even raw it tastes great. “

INVIERNO octubre - abril
Calabaza Hokkaido

Pumpkin Hokkaido

The pumpkin is native to Central America, although its cultivation has spread all over the world.

It is the antioxidant food par excellence thanks to its richness in carotenes that are precursors of vitamin A, also contains coumarins, lycopene, vitamin C, folic acid, and so on. These protective elements help both in preventing prostate cancer and in vision problems, hearing loss… Carotenes and vitamin C reduce infoamtion so it is indicated for consumption in arthritis, asthma, and so on. It also helps to lower cholesterol.

Thanks to its high water content and its low caloric intake, it is indicated in the weight control diets. It produces a satiating effect and is a mild diuretic, so it favors the elimination of liquids.

INVIERNO octubre - diciembre
coliflor

Cauliflower

There are many botanists who insist that the cauliflower is not a variety of the common cabbage and that it is a different species, brought from the Far East, from where it originates.

It provides appreciable quantities of vitamin C, and although a delicacy on its own, it stands out among the vegetables for its notable dietetic qualities.

It may be eaten chopped up raw, but is main application is as a cooked dish, eater boiled, fried or battered.

INVIERNO noviembre - marzo
clementina

Clementine

Clementine cultivation was introduced into Europe in relatively recent times. While some authors indicate that it arrived in 1.850, others assure that the first crops prospered in certain Mediterranean regions as early 1.800.

The vitamin content of the different varieties centres on vitamin C, and it has a higher proportion of water than the other citrus fruits.

Consumed in its natural state is how this fruit attains its true importance, however it also has applications in the area of fruit juice and concentrate production and is likewise used for making cakes, fruit tarts and jams.

INVIERNO octubre - mayo
limon

Fine Lemon

Its introduction into Europe goes back to the 12th century, when around that time the Arab, Aben Evitar, was composing the first treatise on this important citrus fruit.

The lemons is also irreplaceable b virtue of its high vitamin content (B, A, K, P), but above all vitamin C.

It would be difficult to cite all the uses this fruit has in so many fields, because it can be consumed fresh or in the culinary creations, as its juice is applied to condiment soups, drinks, salads, meats, fish and thousands of desserts.

INVIERNO octubre - abril
naranja

Orange

This fruit was brought back by Vaco da Gama around the 16th century. It may have been introduced into Europe due to the crusades, where the fruit was encountered in Palestine, to later be introduced into Sicily and other countries in Europe

The variety of its vitamin intent is universally known (Vitamin A, B1, B2) but the most important is Vitamin C.

In addition to being an essential fruit in ay shopping basket to be eaten in it natural state, it is present in all the areas necessary for the human being because of its acknowledged important dietetic, nutritional and medicinal properties, and its place is assured in the canning, cake, perfume and sprit industries.

INVIERNO noviembre - junio
pomelos

Grapefruit

It originated in the Far East, and specifically between India, China and the Sonda archipelago.

It is a product that contains very few calories, very rich in vitamin C, being also important the presence of vitamins A and B. The grapefruit is recognized as invigorating and stimulating properties of appetite.

INVIERNO octubre - mayo
hinojo

Fennel

Originally from the Asia Minor region, or perhaps Greece, whose plant was awarded extreme importance as it was greatly used by the pharmacopoeia of the period.

It’s a highly valued vegetable. This is undoubtedly due to is pleasant flavour and above all to its refined aroma which means it is presented as a curious vegetable.

In general, it opens the appetite, tones the stomach, relieves wind and is diuretic. It may be consumed boiled and is ideal for making salads by taking advantage of the thick white meaty pods that make up its stalk.

INVIERNO noviembre - abril

Chilli Pepper

This was brought to Spain from America by Columbus where it was known from before the time of the Incas, and it was from here the its cultivation spread to all the warmer regions of Europe.

Very high in vitamin C, it also contains vitamin A, B2 and E a low calorie index.

Its versatility as far as the ways it may be consumed (raw, roasted, stuffed, canned, etc.) have led to it to be present in diets all over the world.

VERANO mayo - septiembre

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