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🇹🇼 Water Chestnut | Caltrop (Peeled) - Organic / Lyfegreen / Taiwan / Per 1 pcs 300g (½ Catty)

🇹🇼 Water Chestnut | Caltrop (Peeled) - Organic / Lyfegreen / Taiwan / Per 1 pcs 300g (½ Catty)

Water chestnut is a water plant, its tender stem and fruit can be eaten, and its fruit has horns, so it is called water chestnut. Water chestnut contains starch, glucose, protein and vitamins B and C. Studies have found that water chestnut can be effective against various cancers, such as gastric..

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🚚 The Fastest Delivery Time : Air Transport Once A Week. Pre -order once every week, and the order is cut at 5 pm on Wed. Arrived Every Saturday.
🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin:Lyfegreen / Taiwan
🔖 Certification: Taiwan Organic Certification

🌱 Producer Introduction:


Lyfetribe builds a health and wellness platform, Lyfegreen was founded as a joint collaboration between Lyfetribe and Fushan Grange, taiwan’s leading social enterprise for organic agriculture and sustainable producers.

Today, Lyfegreen supports and works with a network of more than 100 carefully curated organic farms and sustainable producers across taiwan, showcasing an array of over 200 varieties of fruits and veggies throughout the year.

Our mission: fresh, high-quality and diversified are the core of our work. In addition, we don't want to only sell fruits and vegetables. We want to help you discover a new healthy food concept and contribute to a more sustainable world.

There are also airline shipping every week to hong kong and ship directly after arriving at hong kong, so the fruits and vegetables are 100%fresh.

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🛍 Product Information (Main) (English):

Binomial Name:Trapa natans L.

Chinese Name:菱角

Other Names:Water Chestnuts | Trapa | Water Caltrop | Horned Waterchestnut | Singhara Nut

Product Description:Water chestnut is a water plant, its tender stem and fruit can be eaten, and its fruit has horns, so it is called water chestnut. Water chestnut contains starch, glucose, protein and vitamins B and C. Studies have found that water chestnut can be effective against various cancers, such as gastric cancer, esophageal cancer, and breast cancer. It tastes more watery and sweet.

Water chestnut originates from Africa, Central Europe and Asia, and is produced all over China, with Hunan and Hubei as the most prosperous. The famous ones are Nanhu Ling from Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province and Hong Ling from Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province.

Variety:Water chestnut grows in lakes or rice fields, with purple-red stems and bright yellow flowers. Water chestnuts come in cyan, red and purple. Water chestnut can be divided into two types: home water chestnut and wild water chestnut.
Jiaojiao: There are only two horns, and the starch content is high. It is easy to break apart after cooking, and the texture is not brittle and powdery. Wild water chestnut: There are many horns, and the texture is crisp and sweet. Planting water chestnut is also divided into two varieties of obtuse short thorns and acute long thorns.
The water depth of the planting environment is divided into two types: deep water rhombus (darker color) and shallow water raspberry (lighter color).

Supply Season:The peak production period is from September to December.

Storage Method:Water chestnut can be stored for a long time, and it can be stored in the refrigerator for about a month in a fresh-keeping bag.

#Should Be / Avoided:
Appropriate: Not reported in the literature. Avoid: Eating more water chestnut will lead to abdominal distension, so people with spleen deficiency and abdominal distention should not eat more.

*Edible Compatibility:
Availability: Not reported in the literature. Xiang Ke: No literature report.

Cooking Skills:Because water chestnut is born in the soil, there are many bacteria and parasites, it must be washed and cooked before it can be eaten. Before cooking, it must be washed several times to prevent impurities and pigments from remaining. Water chestnut can be steamed with the shell, while water chestnut meat can be fried, stewed or simmered.

Notes:Water chestnut eaten raw is cool in nature, sweet and light in taste, and eaten raw can clear away heat and relieve heat, relieve restlessness and quench thirst. Cooked food is warm in nature, can benefit qi and invigorate the spleen. It can relieve pain in the muscles and bones of the waist and legs, wake up the spleen, and hangover. There is also the effect of weight loss and bodybuilding.

Dish:Water chestnut shredded chicken, water chestnut porridge, wild water chestnut roasted pork, water chestnut stew.

Suggested Eating Method:
Because the rhombus is born in the soil, there are more bacteria and parasites, which must be washed and cooked before edible. Before cooking, clean it repeatedly to prevent impurities. The rhombus can be steamed with the shell, and the rhombus meat is fried, stewed, and cricket.

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☘️ 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

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.
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