Summery Currant Ideas

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Whether red, white or black: we love Currants! The sweet-sour fruits are perfectly suitable for Currant cake and delicious desserts. Also for the summery preserving of juice or Currant Jelly you're a real classic. If you still don't know what to do with these delicious berries this summer, just take a look at this cookbook! We have compiled the most popular currant recipes for you: From Currant yoghurt ice cream until the fluffy Currant soufflé you will find here a selection of our top dishes with the delicious currants. Just like blueberries and strawberries, currants go wonderfully well with summer cakes: Whether as a quick Currant Guglhupfsubtle Currant Quark Tart or handy Currant biscuits.

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How healthy are currants?

All currants are rightly considered healthy. However, blackcurrants have a lot to offer in terms of health: With almost twice as much fibre and about three times as much vitamin C (up to 189 mg/100 g), they are clearly ahead of their lighter siblings. However, those who prefer to eat red and white currants are still doing themselves some good, as they also contain considerable amounts of important nutrients. Diabetics are even better off with red and white currants because of their lower carbohydrate content. However, red and white currants cannot compete with black currants in terms of vitamin A content, as they contain four times as much. However, as blackcurrants taste too tart to most people when raw, they are ideal as a fruity extra for savoury dishes.

Try for example our Salad with glass noodles, cheese and currants or our grilled chicken breast on couscous salad. The sweet and sour berries harmonize perfectly with spicy ingredients. Currants are also a wonderful filling for game and game birds.

EAT SMARTER wishes you a lot of pleasure and a good appetite when trying out our delicious recipes with currants.

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