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Illustrated seasonal vegetables and fruits with stories

November – seasonal fruits & vegetables journal

Seasonal Chezdomia By November 17, 2017 Tags: No Comments

Brussels sprout-Brukselka

(from autumn to early spring)

-November & December are the best months-

Brussel sprouts look like small-cute heads of cabbage and are actually a cross between kale and classic cabbage. Despite its miniature size, it contains quite excellent levels of vitamin C and vitamin K, with more moderate amounts of B vitamins, such as folic acid and vitamin B6. As an added benefit, it is also said to increase fertility! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Unfortunately, most people don’t know about all these nutritional qualities because Brussel sprouts are easily overcooked. When this happens, the vibrant green colour turns grey, it becomes very soft in texture, and it develops a strong flavour and odour that can turn some people off — and often puts it on the blacklist of most children. To avoid this, you can try cooking it the polish way! ๐Ÿ™‚ perhaps they will appreciate this deliciously cute veggie!

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October – seasonal fruits & vegetables journal

Seasonal Chezdomia By October 18, 2017 Tags: , 2 Comments

Apple-Jabล‚ko

(Almost all year)

-Autumn types-

Adams’s Pearmain (GB),ย Akane (JP),ย Alkmene (DE),ย Alwa (PL),ย Antonovka (RU),ย Arlet (CH),ย Elstar (NL),ย Fantazja (PL),ย ย Delikates (PL),ย  Fiesta (GB),ย Cox’s Orange Pippin (GB), Lobo (CA),ย Paulared (USA),ย Rajka (CZ), Landsberger Renette (DE),ย Rubin (CZ),ย Rubinola (CZ),ย Szampion (CZ)

The apple is probably the most iconic fruit, which can transform in so many ways to adapt to different dishes. Apples dates back to ancient Greek and Roman cultures, who often ate it raw and raved about its juicy pulp, crunchy peel and many healthy qualities.

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August-seasonal fruits & vegetables journal

Seasonal Chezdomia By August 7, 2017 Tags: , , No Comments

Beetroot-Burak

(August-October)

Iโ€™m so happy that finally the season for beets has arrived! This veggie is super popular in Poland ?ย and itโ€™s absolutely one of my favourites. I love his hypnotic ruby colour, variety of usage and his fascinating flavour. Beetroots are present in many polish recipes, served as a side to the main dish โ€“ usually as veggie salad – or as a soup – the most iconic one, is the beet soup called Broscht/Barszcz czerwony (the recipe http://chezdomia.com/borscht_barszcz_czerwony/)

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June – seasonal fruits & vegetables journal

Seasonal Chezdomia By June 15, 2017 Tags: No Comments

Strawberry -Truskawka

(June-middle of July most popular genre)

This tasty and delicious fruit, which is enjoyed by most people, it’s not a work of nature, but man ๐Ÿ™‚ Strawberry we know today is a cousin of wild strawberries, with is the crossroads of two variants: the Virginians and the great Chileans. Some stories say that this it’s thanks to French kind, Louis XIV, who loved the taste of wild strawberries, and asked his botany to create a new and bigger type of these fruits – as a result the first strawberry was born ๐Ÿ™‚

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