Condiments and seasonings
Cornel - shrub fruits from the family of cornel. In the Crimea and the Caucasus
There is a huge thicket of wild dogwood. Cornel also diluted in
gardens of the Crimea and the Caucasus. The fruits of dogwood garden larger, fleshy and
sweet, but less flavorful than fruits native dogwood. Cornel is
for stone fruit. Length is about 2 cm, diameter 1.5 cm, weight 1.2 - 2.4 g,
large stone. The composition of dogwood is about 7% sugars (glucose, fructose)
up to 2,9 ° / in acids (malic acid predominates), and about 0.4% tannins.
In the fresh dogwood can be stored for 10 days-J5. Fruits are dark red dogwood
color, taste their kislosladky, astringent, pleasant aroma. Cornel is added to the
fresh or dried in the national dishes such as chicken with walnut,
roast goose, oriental meatballs, rice stuffed with chicken, touh pilaf.
Cornel is injected directly into the dish in the manufacturing process or in sauce,
served in this dish. Dried dogwood pre-soaked and
then subjected to heat treatment. Cornel gives the dish a sour astringent taste
and a peculiar odor, peculiar only to dogwood.
Fresh fruit lay in the amount of 50 g (gross) per dish, and dried
form - from 10 up to 20 g waste in pits up to 33% of weight of fruit.