Sunday, November 4, 2007

The Pomegranate

pomegranate
When my brothers, sisters and I were growing up in New Jersey, we really looked forward to Autumn because it meant we would be eating pomegranate. We so looked forward to eating those delectable juice-filled seeds and then spitting them out of our mouths.

We had different ways of eating them. Most of us would just bite into a quarter of the lovely round ball of fruit. But one sister would methodically and patiently remove each and every seed from the membrane and place them in a bowl. After we had finished eating our fruit, faces stained port wine red from the juice, our sister would still have her bowl of seeds to snack on at her leisure.

My DH and DS went food shopping the other day. They brought home the biggest and reddest pomegranates for us to enjoy. Unfortunately, our DS did not like the taste so that meant more of that treat for his dad and me.

The following is from Wikipedia
Providing 16% of an adult's daily vitamin C requirement per 100 ml serving, pomegranate juice is also a good source of the B vitamin, pantothenic acid, potassium and antioxidant polyphenols...

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Want to find out more information on Pomegranates?

Check out http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=6236055679 to visit the Official Pomegreat Facebook page.

Loads of interesting news and facts...

Esther said...

Thanks but I don't have a facebook account.