Catégorie: Fruits and vegetables

Apples

The apple is an edible fruit produced by the apple tree. Apple trees are farmed worldwide and are the most widely cultivated species of the Malus genus. Visually speaking, the apple is a round fruit with a firm and juicy pulp. There are green, yellow, and red apples. The apple is one of the most …

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Pears

Pear is the fruit of the pear tree; a tree belonging to the Rosacea family. Visually speaking, the pear is a fleshy, seeded, elongated, and bulging fruit. Green or yellow, this fruit is an excellent source of fiber and vitamins. It is more than 84% water, in which are dissolved many minerals and trace elements …

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Bananas 

Banana is a fruit that comes from a herbaceous plant, the banana tree. The banana tree is a herbaceous plant that is characterised by three phases during its development cycle: a vegetative phase of 6 to 8 months, a flowering phase of 3 to 4 months, and a fruiting phase of 3 to 4 months.Rich in …

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Strawberry

Strawberry is a red fruit derived from the strawberry plant, a perennial plant belonging to the family of herbaceous plants, of the Fragaria genus (Rosaceae family). The strawberry is a small fruit of bright red color with small grains and a green stem. Its texture has medium firmness. From a nutritional point of view, the …

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Cucumber

Cucumber belongs to the Cucurbitaceae botanical family. It is an annual and creeping plant. The male flowers are separated from the female ones, but remain on the same plant. The plant is said to be monoecious. Some varieties are gynoecious (only female flowers) or parthenocarpic (no pollination required). This vegetable is known for its high …

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Carrots

Originating in Southern Europe, the carrot is a biannual root vegetable belonging to the Umbelliferae botanical family. From a nutritional point of view, carrots are full of vitamins and minerals essential for health, including vitamins A, B6, K, as well as phosphorus and potassium.In Morocco, carrots are grown throughout the year. 

Endive

Endive is a variety of bitter chicory that can be eaten both raw and cooked. This vegetable is light, easy to digest, crunchy, and bitter. Like most chicories, the endive contains a large amount of inulin, a carbohydrate that reduces cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood while stimulating the growth of good bacteria. Inulin …

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Potatoes 

Potato, a perennial plant belonging to the Solanaceae botanical family, is native to South America. It is a root vegetable rich in phosphorous and vitamin B. In Morocco, the potato is the primary market gardening crop, both in terms of agricultural land and production.  Owing to their high content of carbohydrates, potatoes are listed under the …

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Bell pepper

Bell pepper is a plant belonging to the Solanaceae family. Though it is considered a fruit, it is commonly used in savoury recipes. Its taste, nutritional, and dietary qualities are well-balanced. from a nutritional point of view, bell peppers consist of 13% of dry matter, 6% of sugar, 2% of proteins, and a significant amount …

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Garlic 

Garlic is a biennial plant that belongs to the Alliaceae botanical family. Having a pungent taste and smell, garlic is commonly used as a condiment in cooking. The head of the garlic (bulb) consists of several cloves. The garlic flower can be eaten as well.Garlic is rich in manganese, copper, selenium, and phosphorus. It is …

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