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🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin：R Farm / Local Regenerative
🔖 Certification： Local Regenerative Agricultural Approved Farm
🌱 Producer Introduction：
RR-Farm HK is a regenerative vegetable farm based in Hong Kong that focuses on 5 core principles healthy ecosystem, Community oriented, Educational, Food quality, through our Community Shared Agriculture (CSA). The farm focus is not to sell vegetables but rather to grow vegetables for the community.
Core principles include re-build the ecology by creating a healthy ecosystemthrough soil health (minimal tilling, soil micro-organisms and organic matter amendments), Crop diversity (seasonal vegetables and non-produce landscaped areas, crop rotation and crop successions) and enhancing insect populations (predators and pollinators) for pest management.
🌱 Supplier Products：
🛍 Product Information (Main) (English)：
Binomial Name：Beta vulgaris
Product Description：Biennial herb that likes long sun. The main edible part is its spherical fleshy root, and the leaf part can also be used as a vegetable. Sweet in taste, flat in nature, it has the effects of invigorating the stomach and eliminating stagnation, relieving cough and resolving phlegm and smoothing qi and diuresis. Beetroot has a high potassium content, which has a corrective effect on the current poor dietary habits of high sodium and low potassium. The unique purple beet in beetroot has remarkable anti-cancer effects. Beetroot production ranks second only to sugarcane, and is the second most important source of sugar for vegetables. Beetroot has a long history of medicinal use in Europe. In the ancient Roman Empire, beetroot was used to treat constipation and fever, and beetroot was used to cover traumatic wounds. In the Middle Ages, Europeans used cabbage root to cure diseases of the digestive system and circulatory system.
Native to the Mediterranean coast of southwestern Europe. It was introduced into Northeast China by Arabia in the fifth century AD. Currently mainly distributed in Europe, Asia and North America. Domestically, North China is the main producing area.
Variety：Beetroot can be broadly divided into three varieties: (i) coastal beet (wild, native to the Mediterranean coast), (ii) Adana beet (wild, native to Greece to Syria), (iii) cultivated beet
(artificially cultivated, picked from coastal sugar beets) Beetroot can also be divided into three varieties by use: (1) edible beet (also called beetroot, used for vegetable consumption), (2) sugar beet (used for sugar production) ,(three)
Feed beet (used as fodder).
Supply Season：Harvest times vary by region. Beetroots grown in China are mostly harvested in October unless weather conditions affect their growth rate.
Storage Method：The newly harvested beetroot should not be stored in the cellar immediately, because the metabolism of the beetroot at this time is still active, which promotes the temperature of the cellar and facilitates the re-germination of roots. So, the freshly harvested beetroots are briefly stored for a month under 15 cm thick soil. It does not need to be refrigerated for storage and should be washed before cooking to keep it fresh. Once it is cut, it should be placed in the pot immediately to avoid the loss of vitamins due to oxidation by the air.
#Should Be / Avoided：
Appropriate: The high iron content of beetroot is especially suitable for women to supplement the iron lost due to menstruation. The nitrates in beetroot can promote vasodilation and have a significant blood pressure lowering effect on hypertensive patients.
Contraindications: Those with spleen deficiency and diarrhea should not eat. Due to the high sugar content of beetroot, diabetics should pay attention to the serving size.
Affordable: Fried with beef, it has the effect of nourishing the spleen and stomach, nourishing qi and nourishing blood. Xiang Ke: No literature report.
Cooking Skills：Beetroot is widely used. Europeans often use beetroot to make appetizers and salads. Europeans also use beetroot to make soup, which goes well with cheese, seafood, and meat. Since beetroot itself has a sweet and sweet taste, it is also very common to drink juice. It is recommended to add carrots, apples, spinach and ginger when juicing to make the taste and taste more outstanding. When cooking beetroot, it should be boiled or roasted for at least half an hour before peeling and slicing. Freshly squeezed beetroot juice should also be cooked and cut into small pieces, otherwise it will be difficult to stir thoroughly.
Notes：Consumption of beetroot may cause a reddish tinge to the urine, which is derived from the purple betalains in beetroot and poses no health risk. Beets grown in hot and humid conditions will have lower sugar content
Beetroot is very nutritious, and its status in Europe is comparable to that of ginseng in China.
Dish：Beetroot Salad, Beetroot Mussels Soup.
Suggested Eating Method：
The application of red vegetable heads is very wide. Europeans often use red vegetable heads to make heads and salads. Europeans also use red vegetable heads to cook soup, which is suitable for cheese, seafood, and meat. Because the red vegetable head itself is sweet and the juice is also common, it is recommended to add carrots, apples, spinach and ginger when squeezing juice, making the taste and taste more outstanding. When cooking red vegetable heads, you should be peeled and sliced at least half an hour when you cook the red vegetable head. Freshly squeezed red vegetables should also be cooked and cut into small grains, otherwise it is difficult to be thorough when stirring.
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🍎 Preserve fruits
1. Fruits especially with softer skin, if packaged, should be placed in the cold box in the original package;
2. Organic fruits are more prone to spoilage if they have water droplets. Put the fruits in a ventilated place to dry or wipe off the water vapor, then wrap the fruits in slightly damp newspaper and put them in a plastic bag before refrigerating. ;
3. Organic fruits do not use preservatives or special treatments. fruits are generally stored for three to five days in room temperature only, should be kept in fridge. Some fruits e.g. papaya will decompose enzymes, so they should be eaten as soon as possible.
🍏 How to wash fruits
Special attention: The dishes, especially small flowers and broccoli, are best soaked in the water to remove residual pesticides (I will have organic farms). It is recommended to use our vegetables and vegetables environmentally friendly cleaner Dish Drops
for 3 to 5 minutes to eliminate residuals Sand and pesticide.
1. Wash fruits before eating to keep them fresh;
2. It is not advisable to soak the fruits for too long, and they should be washed first and then cut to avoid the loss of vitamins;
3. Washing fruits with dilute salt water or Dish Drop can easily remove vegetable insects;
4. Cut fruits with a stainless steel knife to reduce vitamin loss;
5. Vegetable leaves contain a lot of nutrients, so you should avoid shredding, chopping or grinding the leaves;
6. Immediately eat after cutting, to avoid the loss of vitamins due to air oxidation.