They are the fruits of peach and peach tree, respectively. In Spain (Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands) and in some parts of Latin America they call it “Cottony Apple” for its soft skin.
We can appreciate it in its firm texture, although it yields a little to the touch when ripe.
Its rind is smooth, soft and with villi. Scent characteristic, aromatic, soft and delicious. Sweet taste.
The smaller common ones are simple or acidic and with less aroma, but with longer “lifespan”. There are also canned.
When you go to buy the product in the supermarket, we recommend:
- Observe that the display site is clean and adequately refrigerated.
- Choose the products, preferably in this order: vegetables, fruits, eggs, cheeses and dairy in general, after the products of pantry, but before the meats, poultry, fish and shellfish.
- When you reach your destination refrigerate, so that the “cold chain” of the same is not interrupted.
Alone, in juices, milkshakes, mousse, ice creams, desserts, cakes and confectionery in general.
After acquiring the desired ripening point, it can be refrigerated in closed plastic bag with absorbent (dry) kitchen paper, inside this or in fruit box.
At room temperature, approximately 6-8 days. Refrigerated, 10-15 days approx. Its duration also depends on the freshness at the time of your purchase.
Cool. Temp. Environment. Duration: 10-15 days approx. 6-8 days approx.
Common peaches, the smallest, are long-lasting fruits. Do not place the fruit bowl where it directs the rays of the sun, so that the ripening of the fruits is not accelerated and its “useful life” is shortened. Nutrients and properties: (see nutrient content in fruits).
Periodically check the status of the product to be able to consume it in time.