Pomegranate it is a sweet-and-sour fruit, on
business being a berry. In one fruit there is 400-700
of edible seed, part on segments thin, suckling color,
by membranes. Every tiny seed is surrounded by transparent smooth
by bright red pulp. Mature garden-stuffs measuring with large orange,
have a thin hard skin the color of which can be varied from red
to pink-yellow. Garden-stuffs crown original sepals in form
В it is grown nature of grenade as
thick bushes or low trees of type of Puncia granatum with the prickly
branches. Pomegranates bear fruit every year and does not require the large
care. For ripening of garden-stuffs a long hot summer is needed, here
a tree can survive 9-12 degrees of frost in winter.
Cora and roots of pomegranate of
possess medicinal properties, from leaves brew healthful tea,
garden-stuffs are delicious and nourishing. The dried up flowers of pomegranate of
brew as tea, his taste reminds tea from the flowers of ibiskus.
Sprinkling juice of pomegranate grains is extraordinarily rich in ascorbic acid,
by other fruit acids, sugars and Tanninums. In folk medicine of
of сок of sweet pomegranates used for illnesses of buds, sour - as
mean from stone in buds and gall-bladder. Juice of pomegranate well
appeases thirst at a fever and operates as febrifuge. Pomegranate
juice contains more antioxidants, what any other drink, be that
red wine, green tea, juice of bow whortleberry or cranberry. Ancient Egyptians of
used a fruit for treatment of dysentery and leadingout from the organism of
of intestinal worms, shri-lank prepare decoction from the red colors of pomegranate for
of prophylaxis of eye infections. Juice of pomegranate is useful to clearing of voice,
of treatment of scab and passing of food in an organism.
Considered, that the motherland of
of pomegranate is Persia. Pomegranate - one of the most ancient
garden-stuffs, known to the man. They always were popular on fellow Creature and
Middle East, well known in Ancient Rome. A version existed,
that a pomegranate first sprouted in China. But it disintegrated since
it was set by scientists, that to China of grenade got only in 100 gs to
A.D. due to the representative of dynasty Khan'shuy, Dzhang Kianu (Zhang
Qian) which except for pomegranates brought кориандр on Far East,
walnuts, pea, cucumbers, alfalfa, vine and cumin.
Русское the name of grenades happened
from Latin granatus (grainy). History of origin of the name
this fruit in itself very interesting. In Ancient Rome this fruit of
had two Latin names - malum punicum and malum granatum.
the First meant a «punic apple» literally, пунийцами Romans of
named phoenicians, transmigrating from Asia Minor to North Africa in
XII-VII ages B.C. and foundings the row of colonies there: Karfagen, Utika,
Leptis-Magna et al. It was considered at that time, that the best grenades grew
exactly in Karfagene. The second name, literally meaning «grainy
apple», - malum granatum, underlay the names of this fruit on other
languages: in German - Granatapfel (Apfel is an apple), Italian -
melograna (mela is an apple), Swedish - Granatapple, Spanish is Granada,
French is Grenade and English is a pomegranate (from Latin pomum -
С most ancient times on East of
of grenades consider king of all garden-stuffs. Probably, due to exactly that
to the original form of sepals, which forms a «crown».
is considered even, that exactly a pomegranate prompted the form of head-dress of
of kings - crown to the people.
Мавры left a pomegranate to Spain of
approximately in 800 B.C. In Britain a pomegranate appeared due to
to King to Henry VIII. Attained the banks of America of grenades on the ships of
of конкистадоров. But to this he does not use that glory in this country,
what won to itself on fellow Creature and Far East, in Europe.
Seed garden-stuffs of pomegranate widely
is used and in a fresh kind, and as seasoning to the different dishes and
to the sauces. From pomegranates prepare wine and пунши. A pomegranate is given with an ice-cream,
mix with thick creams and with the crushed meringue for
of delightful dessert or strew lettuces. From juice of pomegranate
prepare different drinks, syrups, for example, гренадин, also thick sauces,
which are widely used in Iranian, Turkish and Azerbaijanian
kitchens. For example, on the basis of уваренного pomegranate juice Azerbaijanians of
prepare наршараб is a sauce to meat. From the young roots of pomegranate
get the special type of sugar of гранадин /drink/grenadin/, which possesses
by pleasant taste and aroma and used in an east kitchen at
preparation of pastry wares, different types of halva etc.
is Especially famous the ability to apply with grenades the Indian
cooks. In North India (mainly, on a north-west - in the states of
Pendzhab and Gudzharat) the seed of pomegranate dry and use as a spice,
which is season dishes from green-stuffs and bob; such seasoning from
of the dried pomegranate grains is named by анардана. By the seed of pomegranate often
decorate burning-sweet vegetable блюда-карри, that gives a pleasant cooling note to foods of
. Juice of pomegranate is ordinary in North India of only for dishes and desserts, but also for pickling - he contains enzymes,
which do meat more tender. On Cyprus the dish of
is well known голива, the ingredients of which besides grains of pomegranate it is been almond,
the boiled grains of wheat, berries of currant and cinnamon, which is prepared in
memory about dyings relatives.
При the purchase of pomegranates is followed by
to choose large, brilliant garden-stuffs, heavy for the size. They must have damages and be brown on an end. The garden-stuffs of pomegranate of
can be frozen on prolonged enough time. For this purpose
is needed it is simple to put a whole fruit in a dense package for freezing and to keep.