Considered the superfood of the future: taste like cabbage, owns large properties and many benefits!
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10Considered the superfood of the future: taste like cabbage, owns large properties and many benefits!
CABBAGE CURLY (KALE)
Kale has leaves green or purple, with many different shades, and the shape of curly stem tough and fibrous.
Its taste is similar to that of cabbage.
Kale is considered a super food, even considered among the most nutritious vegetables in the world.
And 'rich in antioxidants, minerals, vitamin C, calcium, iron and fiber; also has anti inflammatory, it contains no fat, and has very few calories, which makes it a perfect food for low-calorie diets or just to keep fit.
The kale is the new craze gastronomic Americans, so much so that in 2013 the United States sales are soaring by 40%.
RECIPES AND USES
Kale can be used in addition to soups and salads, or as a substitute for spinach.
The rebirth collard began in the '80s, when the Oregon farmer Tim Peters began working to get new varieties commercially interesting. "In those years, kale was not widespread, but mostly it was too" boring "... they were all green!" Said Peters in a recent interview published by the New York Times. Then the turning point. Thanks to pollination entomophilous, Peters was able to develop a "red variety, beautiful; I had never seen a vegetable like" Peters noted. In subsequent years the farmer managed to create the famous variety "winter red" but also to extend the commercial offer with new colors. "Just the rainbow of colors did return the interest of this vegetable" he emphasizes. From here we have gradually arrived fashionable food of the day.