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CAULIFLOWER


CAULIFLOWER

Cauliflower is a typical winter vegetable . It is characterized by a bloom, said head or ball , which can vary in color ( white , pale yellow , green , violet ) and it constitutes the edible part of the vegetable . The cauliflower has many varieties , which are distinguished by the period of maturity , so there are very early varieties ( harvested in October ) , early ( picked from November to December ) , winter ( collected in January-February ) and late (collections from March to May ) .

The world's largest producer of cauliflower is China , followed by India , Italy, Spain, France and the United States .

 

WHEN THEY CAN BE FOUND

Cauliflower of fresh quality can be found during the following months:

  1.  GEN 1
  2.  FEB 2
  3.  MAR 3
  4.  APR 4
  5.  MAG 5
  6.  GIU 6
  7.  LUG 7
  8.  AGO 8
  9.  SET 9
  10.  OTT 10
  11.  NOV 11
  12.  DIC 12

 

NUTRITION FACTS

Nutritional information per 100g of edible part of uncooked cauliflower

Energy(Kcal)

69

Water 

80,5

Protein 

0,72

Carbohydrate 

18,1

    Of which sugar 

15,4

Fat 

0,1

Cholesterol 

0

Fibre 

0,9

Sodium 

0,002

Vitamin C

0,01

Calcium 

0,01

Magnesium 

0,007

Iron 

0,0003

The values are ​​expressed in g . Sources : the database of food nutrition facts USDA ( United States Department of Agriculture ) and the Database of food composition INRAN .

 

 

CURIOSITY

Cauliflower is native to the Middle East. From this area it was brought to Italy and already in Roman times was consumed and appreciated . In modern times a great boost to the spread came from the French court , during the time of Louis XIV .

The cabbages are valuable foods for their nutrients : potassium, calcium , phosphorus , iron , folic acid , vitamin C. They also contain active anti-cancer , anti-bacterial , anti-inflammatory , antioxidant , antiscorbuto . They are purifying , mineralizing and promote tissue regeneration .

 

RECIPES

 

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