The health benefits of red currants are stronger immunity, lower risk of bowel cancer, prevention of heart disease, lower blood pressure, healthier bones, better digestion and clean skin.
In history, it has been noted that in the 11th century, red currants were used as a decoration of monastery courtyards and city gardens, but also as a prized food from which meals and medicines were prepared
Currants – small red, black, white, berries that are rich in minerals and vitamins.
It is rich in calcium and phosphorus and B vitamins (B1, B2, B3 and B6), C, A and K. Red currant is an excellent source of antioxidants and minerals that improve the quality of skin and hair.
Currants are not very common in the diet.
People simply do not have the habit of buying them. I often use them in season, most often red, sometimes black.
This is exactly this time of year. Currants have a nice aroma.
Of these, jelly is most often prepared, sweet as well as various jams.
They are very decorative, so they often adorn cakes and cookies. Just currants or a combination, decide for yourself.
– This is a simple recipe for currant juice:
- 600 g currants
- 150 g of sugar
- 1.5 liters of water
- Combine currants, sugar and water.
- Boil briefly – about 5 minutes from the moment of boiling.
- When the juice has cooled, put it in the refrigerator to stand for a few hours, and then strain it.
The quantities of ingredients are approximate, you can change them and adjust them to taste.