The pistachio (Pistacia vera), a member of the cashew family, is a small tree originating from Central Asia and the Middle East.
It’s the bright-green nut that makes everything look cheerier. In some countries, it is also known as the ‘smiling’ or ‘happy’ nut – indeed, when the hard casing splits, it can look like a smiling face. But this is a nut that offers more than good looks. It’s a nutritional powerhouse, and even a world champion!
Iran produces about 70 – 90% of the entire world production of saffron. Iran Saffron is seen as the king of the saffron species. Many historians believe that it was in this region that the cultivation of the purple Crocus sativus saffron flower first began.
Sargol Saffron consists only of Dark Red Stigma (thread) Tips. So. in other words all the white and orange parts are removed. This saffron is the second most expensive type of saffron after Negin Saffron. Sargol in Farsi means the top of the flower
The history of raisin: The raisin was discovered accidentally, many years before Christ. People ate grapes but did not know that if they were to dry the grape, it would become this useful and delicious dried fruit called the raisin. Historians claim that the Phoenicians and Armenians were the first nations to produce raisins. Phoenicians established vineyards in Spain and Greece that were fitting for cultivating raisins and the Armenians established their vineyards in Iran, Turkey and Iraq. The Greeks and Romans had a high demand for raisins and then other countries started to use raisins as well.
Iranian dried Fig is an individual variety of Fig in the world because of its color and size, it is being cultivated in the center of Iran. Annually, there is a lot of consumption of Iranian Fig in the world in both dried and humid processed Fig.
Dried Open Mouth Fig: This kind is the most expensive one. The grade 101AAA has completely open mouth and very light color. The grade 101AA has a light yellow and white color. The size is about 22mm. about 90% of the dried figs in this grade are open mouth figs. The grade 101A has yellow and white color. The size is about 14-22mm.
Dates is a heavenly fruit and very nutritious that contains many different minerals including iron, potassium, zinc, manganese, and vitamins A, B, and E. Research has shown that this fruit can prevent cancers of colon, stomach, etc. One of the important traits of dates is that it is emollient. 6 to 7 on them must be soaked 2 glasses of boiling water and consumed every morning and evening while it is still warm; or some dates to be consumed and immediately one or 2 glasses of warm water to be drank after it. Dates can also be eaten as a fruit.
Barberry (Zereshk) is a genus of about 450-500 species of deciduous and evergreen shrubs from 1–5 m tall with thorny shoots, found throughout the temperate and subtropical regions of the world Species diversity is greatest in South America, Africa and Asia. These little red jewels are incredibly useful things to have in the store cupboard – sprinkle them on to a dish of rice or couscous or strew over pot-roasted chicken, and they’ll bring a burst of gorgeous color and an explosion of tart flavor.
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