The history of guava

Guava, America, appetite, vitamin cocktail

The history of guava

I love guava. After all, her flesh so juicy, the taste is similar simultaneously on strawberries, apple and pineapple. But I do not like it just an abundance of seeds.

And I drink it so my first under a stream of cold water Cut the peel, I cut into slices and enjoy with great pleasure. It contains such vitamins B1, B2, B4, B5, B6, B9, PP, A, E, K, C, calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, iron, manganese, zinc, copper, iodine, selenium, aspartic and glutamic acid.

Incidentally, the Vitamin C content of guava 5 times greater than oranges. Calorie per 100 kcal of the product 68 g. From it you can make a salad, jelly, marmalade, jam, sauce, spices, cakes, mashed potatoes, puddings, yogurts, juice, syrup and cocktail. It goes well with tomatoes, peppers, meat, dairy products.

Guava tones the body, cleans from toxins, relieves depression, strengthens bones and the immune system, improves vision and heart, prevent the development of cancer, improves skin condition and even promotes weight loss.

If you chew guava leaves, you can get rid of tooth and headaches. Just can not eat more than one kilogram of fruit at a time, as this may be the beginning of a strong indigestion. But unripe fruit is better not to eat.

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Homeland guava is considered to be Central and South America. There are about a hundred of its species. Let’s look at some of them:

Strawberry – yellow or dark red fruit round shape. The flesh is juicy and transparent. It has a strawberry flavor.

Brazil – pear-shaped or round fruit. It has a yellow rind. The flesh is white with the scent of strawberry guava.

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The pair – yellow fruit is medium in size. The flesh is white-yellow color, very delicious.

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Costa Rica – the fruits of yellow color. Sour taste.

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The first dish we have today in the menu – salad with guava. I advise!

Salad with guava

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2 pcs. guava
a few leaves of spinach
little walnut
Salt and black pepper to taste
Spinach wash. Squeeze the juice from the lemon on top of the spinach. Guava cut into slices along. Remove the seeds. Carrots and radishes cut into thin long strips. Season with salt, pepper and sprinkle with finely chopped walnuts. You can decorate the salad with lemon wedges. Amazing all the tasting!

It’s time to start cooking with the most tasty guava pastry and almonds.

Cookies “guavochka”

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250 g butter
a glass of flour
1 tsp almond extract
cup sugar
egg yolk
Preheat oven to 175 degrees. Guava cut pieces. In a large bowl whisk the sugar and butter. Add egg yolk, almond extract, and gradually add the flour. The dough is rolled into balls. Baking tray lay a parchment and put the little balls splyusnuv them. In the middle of the pastry to put a teaspoon of guava. Bake cookies in oven for about 20 minutes. Then cool on a wire rack. Our cookies ready! Bon Appetit!

Now we proceed to the preparation of a mousse.


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2 pcs. guava
2/3 cans of condensed milk
1/4 cup heavy cream
2 lemons
Squeeze the juice from the lemons. Guava peel and cut into slices. Then in a blender mix all ingredients until creamy. Seeded with a sieve. Further expanded in kremanki mousse. Hide in the fridge for 2 hours. Delicious your appetite!

Treat your family drink of guava.

The drink of guava

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1, 25 cups of guava pulp
1/2 cup orange juice
3 tablespoons lime juice
1/4 tsp salt

The pulp is separated from guava, make a smoothie out of it. Mix with fresh juices of orange and lime. Season with salt. You can serve with ice cubes. Wondrous priyatnopitiya!

Eat guava with pleasure, because it is very useful at any age!

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How much you love guava? Which of the above dishes Told “will be prescribed” you in the kitchen? What kind of creative cuisine with guava you know? Tell us …

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