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Pomegranate, succulent grains
Sweet, juicy, seductive. Ruby pomegranates brighten up the autumn and their vitamins give us the energy to face the cold season.
Pomegranates have always been considered a symbol of fertility. We’re struck by its beauty: it looks like a big yellow-red berry, its stalk seems a crown and, inside, it has those fleshy, irresistible, red and translucent grains. Pomegranate trees are as beautiful as their fruit: they adorn luxuriant Mediterranean gardens, have wonderful reddish trumpet flowers and bright green leaves.
This pleasantly sour fruit is generally eaten raw, but it can also be an ingredient of many main courses based on meat. In Eastern countries, raw pomegranates are flavoured with rose water. The fruits are gathered when they’re ripe, so, when the peel is yellow-earth and the flesh ruby red. When gathered too early pomegranates are not edible, because once you gather them, they don’t ripen.
It is a great source of vitamin A and C and rich in group B vitamins as well as potassium. It fights intestinal parasites (peels) and bacteria (grain oil).
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Mint has many health benefits, but in food it’s often accompanied by artificial green colourings. Instead, Galatea has created a green mint ice cream in a completely natural way.
We’re talking about Galatea, a company that produces semi-finished products for artisanal ice creams using high quality ingredients, natural colouring, excluding thickeners and hydrogenated fats, respecting the environment and supporting the less fortunate.
The mad rush to fake food, like fake meat made with genetically-modified soy, ignores the importance of the diversity of our foods and culinary cultures. It’s a recipe to accelerate the destruction of the Planet and our health.