Jack Be Little squash is believed to have been developed in the Orient, as pumpkins of this type are offered to the ‘Spirits’ by many in Thailand. These charming little orange pumpkins, 8 to 10 cm in diameter, flattened and ribbed, are ideal for eating although there are best known carved as jack-o'-lanterns for decoration around Halloween. The smooth flesh is very nutritious and low in calories and its sweet flavor makes it perfect cooked into sweet dishes, as well as savory ones. Cultivated for thousands of years in the Cordillera of the Andes, potato was brought back to Spain in the 16th century and then established throughout the East of France. Bintje is a middle-early ripening variety bred in the Netherlands by a schoolmaster in the 1900s. The name, a diminutive of Benedict, was borrowed from one of his former students. This large oval-shaped potato with yellow flesh is now the most widely cultivated potato in France and Belgium.
Squashes are filled with Vitamins C and B which, as antioxydants, help preventing aging of skin, hair and nails as well as improving the immune system and fighting inflammations. Potassium, in good concentrations, helps memory retention, bone and muscle strength. Finally, their dietary fibres improve digestion and slow the rate of sugar absorbed into the bloodstream. Starchy potato is rich in complex carbohydrates and proteins, which provide energy. It is also a source of vitamin C and potassium. when picked before maturity, are a little less rich in carbohydrates than others. They also contain proteins and fibers!
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|Description:||Bintje Potato & Jack Be Little Squash|
|Min. Weight:||2.5 KG|
|Est. # of Fruits:||-|
|Est. # of Unique Fruits:||2|
|* # of fruits is only an estimation that may change from time to time. On the other hand, we make sure that minimum weight is respected.|