Tomato on the Vine, called 'hanging tomato' in Spanish, is often of medium-small size, has a round, slightly crushed shape. It is orange-red in color and it has a large amount of pulp and less water, making it ideal to spread on bread. Often used in stews as well. Already mentioned as a garden plant in the 8th century BC by Homer and Hesiod, the naturally occurring variant of the artichoke - the cardoon - is native to the Mediterranean area and spread in Italy and France in the 15th Century. Artichokes can be prepared boiled or steam. The heart is eaten when the inedible thorns and the choke have been peeled away and discarded. The thin leaves covering the choke are also edible and often removed one at a time.
Tomatoes possess impressive nutritional characteristics, such as vitamins A, C and E that help for proper vision and organ function, assist immune function and act as antioxidants. They are high in potassium which lower the risk of stroke and heart disease by reducing blood pressure. Beta-Carotene and Fiber contained into Tomatoes improve the health of eyes and the digestive system. Loaded with Nutrients, artichokes are low in fat while rich in fibers, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Particularly high in folate and vitamins C and K, they also supply important minerals, such as magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and iron.
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|Description:||Tomato on the Vine & Purple Artichoke|
|Origin:||Spain & Italy|
|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.|