- Tavira artichoke - perfect in Mediterranean cuisine - Like all of our fruits, untreated and only harvested shortly before shipping

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- Artichoke from Tavira
- perfect in Mediterranean cuisine
- Like all of our fruits, untreated and only harvested shortly before shipping


Stored dry and cool, e.g. in the vegetable compartment of the refrigerator or in a cool room (approx. 6-7 degrees), the fruits keep well.

Important: remove the fruit from the box immediately after receiving the delivery.

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Avenida Vila Real de San Antonio 1
21400 Ayamonte

The artichoke is a thistle-like vegetable plant known for its edible flower buds and sometimes its leaves. It is grown in many parts of the world, including Mediterranean regions such as Spain, where it is grown in various areas including Andalusia.

Description of the artichoke:

Appearance and characteristics:

Artichokes are perennial plants that develop large flower buds in spring. These buds are harvested before they fully open.
The outer leaves of artichokes are green and often slightly fleshy. Inside is the "heart" or tender part of the flower.
The edible parts are the bottom of the bud (the heart), the fleshy lower parts of the leaves and sometimes the upper part of the stem.
Taste and Use:

Artichokes have a mild, slightly nutty taste and are versatile in the kitchen.
They can be boiled, steamed, grilled or fried and used in salads, casseroles, pastas, risottos or as a standalone dish.
Artichoke hearts are often pickled and used in various dishes such as antipasti or as an ingredient in dips and sauces.
Storage and preparation:

Fresh artichokes should be firm and have heavy, compact buds. They can be stored in the refrigerator in a plastic bag and will usually last for a few days.
Before cooking, the outer, harder leaves must be removed and the stem shortened. Some people also prefer to cut off the tips of the leaves.
Health Benefits:

Artichokes are considered rich in fiber, antioxidants and vitamins such as vitamins C and K, as well as minerals such as magnesium and potassium.
They are said to have digestive properties and are sometimes recommended to support liver health.
Artichokes are common in Mediterranean cuisine and are valued for their flavor and versatile uses. They are an important part of many dishes and are enjoyed both fresh and in various preserved forms.