Hydroponic grown strawberries might be the future

By |2021-12-06T09:44:27+02:00Dec 28th, 2021|Interesting Anecdotes|

One of the highlights of summer is the sweet, juicy taste of fresh strawberries, and hydroponic strawberries are making a huge imprint. Grown in a nutrient solution, without any soil, hydroponic strawberries might be the future. Due to their high water content, strawberries do exceptionally well when grown hydroponically and this method also cuts down the

Strawberry Parfait with marshmallows

By |2021-12-29T12:14:57+02:00Dec 24th, 2021|Dessert, Recipes|

Ingredients 1 cup Marshmallows, small 200g Sugar 500 g Fresh strawberries, washed & hulled 6 Eggs, 4x yolks and 2x whole 2 Cups fresh cream Fresh strawberries to serve Method Line a narrow bread tin with plastic wrap, or use a silicone shape of choice. Set ½ cup marshmallow and some fresh strawberry slices on

Strawberry tea helps to boost digestion

By |2021-12-21T11:26:26+02:00Dec 21st, 2021|Interesting Anecdotes, Nutritional Benefits|

A healthy digestion plays a crucial role in weight loss and the fibre in strawberry fruit can aid sluggish bowel. Poor digestion can lead to weight gain, as we are not able to absorb and assimilate our nutrients properly. Moreover, it may not be able to eliminate waste from our body efficiently either. This could

Why were strawberries once considered to be bad for us?

By |2021-12-06T09:28:09+02:00Dec 14th, 2021|Interesting Anecdotes|

Summer just wouldn’t be the same without a bowl of delicious strawberries with cold fresh cream. But for many decades, raw strawberries were considered to be bad for us. During the Tudor period, raw strawberries along with other fruit were even considered to be dangerous.  The Age of Enlightenment, which started in the late 17th

Strawberry Ice Cream sandwiches

By |2021-12-07T09:31:37+02:00Dec 10th, 2021|Dessert, Recipes, Snack|

Ingredients: (serves 10) Chocolate chip cookies, store bought Strawberry Swirl Ice cream Frozen strawberries Method: Buy the best quality home baked chock-chip cookies you can find. I bought an Italian strawberry Ice cream. Scoop Ice cream balls on the flat side of 10 cookies. Place another cookie on top. Serve with halved frozen strawberries. Comment

Cancer prevention and the role that strawberries can play

By |2021-12-06T09:47:46+02:00Dec 7th, 2021|Interesting Anecdotes|

Cancer is a disease characterized by uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. Cancer formation and spread is often linked to oxidative stress and chronic inflammation. Strawberries are among the top 20 fruits in antioxidant capacity and are a good source of manganese and potassium. A number of studies suggest that strawberries may help prevent several types