Thailand Organic Series
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🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin：Thailand Organic Series / Mae Chaem, Thailand
🔖 Certification： The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Organic Certification TAS9000,
Thailand Organic Agriculture Certification (ACT) [pending confirmation]
🌱 Producer Introduction：
The local producer of over 50 kinds of organically grown premium products which is certified by Thai's government.
These fruits are grown in an area of 100 rais and include a large variety of products. Some fruits are organic certified, some grown organically and others grown with conventional means. Fruits are seasonal and therefore not available throughout the year with the exception of citrus, bananas and papaya which have a longer seasonality.
🌱 Supplier Products：
🛍 Product Information (Main) (English)：
Binomial Name：Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Product Description：Native herb, also has the characteristics of aquatic plants. The name "taro" generally refers to the bulb of its taro. Taro is brown and has cilia, which is the edible part of taro. Taro likes high temperature and humid environment, low temperature and drought can make it grow poorly and seriously affect the yield. Sweet and pungent in taste, flat in nature, and the meridians return to the stomach and large intestine meridians. Indications: Weakness of the spleen and stomach, lack of appetite, and thirst. The starch particles in taro are extremely fine and are particularly easy to absorb, with a digestibility of 98%. The stickiness in taro can eliminate constipation and strengthen liver and kidney function.
Native to southern China, India and Indonesia. It is cultivated in tropical island countries. It is now mostly distributed in tropical and subtropical regions such as Malaysia, India and Indonesia. It is also cultivated in North China, but the main production area is the southern coast of China.
Variety：According to the growing area, it can be basically divided into two categories: (1) dry taro, (2) calla.
According to "Tang Materia Medica" records, taro is divided into six types: (1) green taro, (2) purple taro, (3) true taro, (4) white taro, (5) even Chan taro, (6) wild taro. Taro can also be classified by bulb shape and color as follows:
(1) Betel nut taro (strong fragrance, cylindrical shape, thick petioles, gray-white flesh with purple-red markings) (2) Noodle taro (the largest variety, spherical shape, mostly used for processing into taro flour) (3) Li taro
(Small shape, hard texture, no aroma, not much yield) (4) Dog's hoof taro (shaped like a dog's hoof, often used as a taro filling in food) (5) Aunt taro (the whole plant is poisonous, not edible, just ornamental plants)
Supply Season：The flowering period is from February to August, and most of the bulbs are excavated in autumn. Taro takes about eight months from planting to harvesting. Taro can generally be stored for four to five months after harvest. Hong Kong is available all year round.
Storage Method：If the purchased taro has been rinsed, it should be eaten as soon as possible. Taro can generally be stored for four to five months after digging, but it should be noted that the taro in the market has usually been stored for a period of time. It is recommended that the taro purchased in the market should not be stored for more than one month. Uncut taro only needs to be stored in a cool, dry place at room temperature.
#Should Be / Avoided：
Appropriate: Hypertension patients, constipation patients Avoid: those with stagnant stomach pain and gastrointestinal damp-heat should not eat, and those with diabetes should eat less.
Availability: Not reported in the literature. Xiang Ke: No literature report.
Cooking Skills：The stickiness of taro has various health benefits. After peeling, the taro should not be washed for too long, otherwise a large amount of mucin and galactose will be washed away. When peeling taro, your fingers may feel itchy because of the needle-like crystals of calcium oxalate. It is recommended to scald the surface of the taro with hot water first, or wipe the skin with ginger to relieve itching. Larger taro is not easy to boil and is more commonly used as a medicinal material. Smaller taro is used as a vegetable and dessert. Taro can be widely used in different dishes. Taro can be used to make porridge and soup, and taro can be used to make cakes when ground into powder. When cooking taro, you should avoid adding too much vinegar or salt, as both will make the stickiness of the taro go away.
Notes：Raw taro is toxic and can irritate the throat and numb the mouth. Generally not edible. If taro is used as an external application, its outer skin should be completely peeled off first, otherwise the skin may fester.
Dish：Taro meat pot, crispy duck with taro, fried taro, fried taro cake, sweet taro and rice dew, etc.
Suggested Eating Method：
The stickiness of the taro has a variety of health effects. The peeling taro should not be washed for too long, otherwise a large amount of viscospentin semi -lactose glue will be washed away. When peeling for taro, your fingers may feel itchy, because of the needle -shaped crystals of calcium oxalate. It is recommended to use hot water on the surface of the taro, or wipe the skin with ginger to stop itching. Larger taro is not easy to cook, which is more commonly used as medicinal materials. Small taro is used as vegetables and sweets. Taro can be widely used in different dishes. Taro can be used as porridge decoction, and a powder -like taro can be made into cakes. When cooking taro, avoid too much vinegar or salt, because the two will disappear the sticky taro.
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🔅Precautions (English Version)：
☘️ Preserve vegetables
1. Leafy vegetables and softer vegetables, if packaged, should be placed in the cold box in the original package;
2. Organic Vegetables are more prone to spoilage if they have water droplets. Put the vegetables in a ventilated place to dry or wipe off the water vapor, then wrap the vegetables in slightly damp newspaper and put them in a plastic bag before refrigerating. ;
3. Organic vegetables do not use preservatives or special treatments. Vegetables are generally stored for three to five days. Some vegetables will decompose enzymes, so they should be eaten as soon as possible.
☘️ How to wash vegetables
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 dust.
1. Wash vegetables before cooking to keep them fresh;
2. It is not advisable to soak the vegetables for too long, and they should be washed first and then cut to avoid the loss of vitamins;
3. Washing vegetables with dilute salt water or Dish Drop can easily remove vegetable insects;
4. Cut vegetables 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 after cutting, to avoid the loss of vitamins due to air oxidation.