Five Peruvian Super Foods that you can enjoy as ice cream this summerSíguenos en:
Lucuma, custard apple, mango, blueberries and aguaymanto are some of the best flavors you can try to refresh yourself this summer.
Summer comes to Peru and the temperature rises. The best way to face the heat, be it on a day at the beach, by the pool or simply at home, is undoubtedly an ice cream. The creaminess and sweetness of these desserts, especially if they are made with fruit, have a refreshing effect that we all enjoy. If, in addition, these fruits are Peruvian, they will be especially delicious and will provide minerals and vitamins that can only be found in Super Foods Peru.
The enormous diversity of Peruvian fruits gives us almost an infinity of options to enjoy a refreshing and tasty ice cream. Whether you are looking for it in ice cream parlors and restaurants in the country or you decide to prepare it at home, these are some of the Super Fruits that you can enjoy in the form of ice cream this summer:
It is already a classic of the country's ice cream parlors and many still do not know that it is a 100% Peruvian product. Its creamy texture and intense flavor make it perfect as an ice cream flavor. The Lucuma is an extraordinary natural energizer, providing fiber, potassium, vitamin B3, and carotenoids. Provides vitality to carry out normal daily activities, and is rich in niacin (vitamin B3), which stimulates the proper functioning of the nervous system. An extra fact: try the vanilla ice cream with pieces of fresh lucuma and you will enhance its flavor even more.
Many have trouble differentiating custard apple and soursop. The truth is that a very simple characteristic distinguishes them: custard apple is sweeter and perfect for desserts. In addition, it is rich in vitamin C and just 100 grams of this fruit can provide the body with the 32% that a person needs to consume per day. It also contains minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, and iron; and it is rich in potassium, and vitamin B6.
The mango season in Peru runs from December to March, precisely throughout the entire summer. So, you will have fresh mango for your ice creams throughout the season. This fruit not only has a sweet and intense flavor, but it is very rich in vitamins A and C, minerals, fibers, phytochemicals and antioxidants, and it provides low amounts of fat and sodium.
The blueberry has experienced a boom in our country in recent years. Today, we are already the second largest exporter in the world and Peruvians should know its benefits and consume them more. The blueberry has abundant natural pigments (anthocyanins and carotenoids) with antioxidant action; It contains bioflavonoids and vitamin A. If you have never tried it as ice cream, you are missing out on its great taste and many benefits.
Its pleasant sweet and sour taste gives us the possibility of experiencing a different ice cream. This super fruit, considered one of the five most nutritious fruits grown in Peru. It can strengthen the immune system because contains antioxidants, vitamins A and C, phosphorus and potassium. Antioxidants help slow cellular aging and improve the performance of cardiovascular functions.
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