Strawberry or strawberries belong to the Rosaceae family. It’s an edible fruit.
-An easy way to know the freshness of strawberries or strawberries is to look at the freshness of its leaves, which are green not dry. -Also check that the strawberries are firm and whole (not dismade and moist). –Your maturity can be appreciated in color. The red ones are the most mature and sweet. -The bigger ones are of better quality.
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.
Strawberries or strawberries are used in the preparation of juices, milkshakes, fluff (mousse), jellies, jams, ice cream, cakes, and confectionery in general. In dessert sauces and ice cream. Frozen, they are used to cool and decorate beverages. Care should be taken with children who will not drown (jam) with these frozen strawberries.
–Strawberries or strawberries, be kept refrigerated, well washed and dried in uncovered container or with holes and paper towel (dry) inside the container. Not in a plastic bag. -Review and spend the most mature. -Freeze without leaves, clean and dry, for blends and sauces, in bags where they are loose (not tight) and by portions (what is to be consumed in a preparation).
6 days approx. Tips:-The greatest enemy of strawberries is moisture. -Always store refrigerated containers without lids and with absorbent paper (dry) in the bottom of the container. -or freeze on a covered tray with waxed paper, without overlapping. They are used to cool and decorate beverages. Be very careful with children so they do not choke (caught) with these. They’re for adults only. -If desired, you can also prepare a strawberry pulp concentrate, with or without sugar and freeze, in bags in portions for each preparation. Or in “ice buckets”, where each cube is a portion for a drink cup, which is added a certain amount of water or milk, before blending. -It is advisable not to cook the fruit for beverages as they lose their nutrients.
Nutrients and properties:
-Strawberry or strawberry is one of the fruits that contains the most antioxidants. Vitamins C and E (antioxidants) against ageing. -Fiber and Beta carotene (antioxidants) that attack free radicals, causing aging and many other diseases such as cancer and prevent it. Minerals such as potassium, iodine, silicon and phosphorus. (See nutrients in fruits).
–Be watching because they mature at high speed and also damage and damage those that are in good condition. -periodically check the condition of the product in order to be able to consume it in time.