Red fruits: details of color, taste and smell

The red fruits bring sprinkles of flavor to a great variety of preparations, also known as forest fruits function as decoration element and also as an accompaniment or ideal complement of many desserts.

These types of fruits are distinguished by the coloration of their outer skin or by their inner color. Cranberries, cherries, red plums, raspberries, currants, endrines, strawberries and blackberries are those that fall within the denomination of “Red Fruits”.

For many years its color was related to passion and today it’s known that this group of fruits can offer many health benefits, as they are high in antioxidants, vitamin C, beta carotene and more.

Preserve the flavor

There are certain things we can do to maintain the highest quality of the fruit, the greater the care, the better the flavor that it can contribute to your preparations.

The stem: The first thing is to take care that the fruits still retain a small fragment of its stem, otherwise the fruit will not last long and will begin to be deteriorate.

Conservation: The red fruits have some delicacy, but their main enemy is the sun and heat, so you should store them in a cool place preferably away from the rays of the sun. If you use them soon you can store them in the refrigerator and even freeze them, but once they are clean and dry.

Cleaning: It’s a rule; they are always washed with cold or fresh water, very carefully to avoid disarming the structure of the fruit. It’s not advisable to leave them soaking because it loses important part of its nutritional contribution.

Preparations with Red Fruits

With the red fruits you can prepare a wide variety of dishes and accompaniments such as:

  • Jams
  • Gelatin
  • Smoothies
  • Juices
  • Fillings
  • Glazes
  • Sauces

Decoration with Red Fruits

Nowadays  the bare cakes are fashionable and in this the red fruits are the great protagonists, its classic and indisputable flavor combines perfectly with the creams and biscuits that must remain in sight leaving a clear sample of the exhibition of flavors that the cake carries inside.

But they have always been part of the most classic decorations and used in the bakery around the world. What is your favorite red fruit?


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