fruits Archive

How to Make Fruit Candies and Preserves

Candied fruits also known as crystallized fruit, are made by submerging fruit pieces in sugar syrup solutions of gradually increasing strength, then drying. During the soaking, sugar is absorbed by the fruit and moisture is lost from the fruit. Shelf-life: The preservation relies on the high sugar and the low moisture content. They can be kept [&hellip

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How to Make Fruit Powders

Fruit powders are made from dehydrated fruits by grinding into a powdered form. They are used in ayurvedic preparations or as an ingredient in pickles and sour foods. Shelf-life: The preservation relies on the very low moisture content of less than 15% and increased acidity. When properly packaged, they have a shelf-life of up to [&hellip

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Lipote: The munchy bunch

People say that one good thing deserves another. The lipote does better than that as the fruit comes; not just as ones or pairs, but as whole clusters. Many of us know duhat, the fruit of many childhood summers. Lipote looks similar to this tangy fruit. However, the duhat cluster has its fruits hanging more [&hellip

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How to Make Chocolate Crinkles

Cookies are small, sweet, and flat cakes. They come in various shapes, flavors, and appearances. Cookies are prepared and served in different ways-thick, thin, dark-colored, flavored with fruits or nuts. Some even have frosting and toppings to add more color and taste. Chocolate Crinkles Ingredients: 3/4 cup oil or 3/4 cup melted butter 2 cups [&hellip

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Discovering mabolo

In a tropical country like ours, fruits unavailable to western nations come abundantly and without much effort in our nutrient- enriched and sun-drenched soil. Fruits like the Philippine mango, pineapple, and papaya are just a few of the many highly valued fruits imported by other countries from the Philippines. Export demands continue to increase due [&hellip

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Nutrients for Youthful Beautiful Skin

Eating certain foods can help keep your skin youthful and healthy. Here are the list of nutrients that help keep skin soft and supple all year, according to WebMD site. 1. Water – It keeps skin hydrated, reducing the look of fine lines and wrinkles. It helps cells take up nutrients and purge toxins. And [&hellip

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How to Make Sugar Apple (Atis) Nectar

Homemade Sugar Apple Nectar Fruit nectars are not filtered after pulping and contain at least 30% fruit solids. They contain no additives. Processing of Sugar Apple Nectar Choose only ripe fruits which are free from insect damage and signs of deterioration. Ingredients for 1 kg sugar apple pulp: 370 g sugar 1 g citric acid [&hellip

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How to Make Fermented Fruit Juice or FFJ

Fermented Fruit Juice or FFJ is made from sweet ripe fruits, fruit vegetables and root crops. Thoroughly blended with crude sugar or molasses and stored for a short period of time, the fermented extract is applied to the plants to promote flowering and fruit setting. Choosing the materials for Fermented Fruit Juice You must choose [&hellip

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A taste of the exotic marang

Mindanao is famous for the precious fruit, durian, known for the paradoxical appeal of its luscious taste and texture underneath an utterly undesirable scent. Many Filipinos swear to the unique culinary experience that durian can give while others are simply repulsed by its overpowering smell. For those who dislike the taste and smell of durian, [&hellip

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How to Make Jackfruit Pickle

Pickles are usually made from a mixture of vegetables and fruits. They are eaten as a savoury, spicy accompaniment to curries or other main meals. They can be prepared using one of two main methods: – Lactic acid fermentation of fruits, either with or without the addition of salt: they are not heated, therefore strict [&hellip

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