Fruit will be available from January - March .
Bergamot oranges get its name from the Italian city of Bergamo. There are also sources that its name may have been derived from the Turkish word 'begarmudi,' meaning "prince of pears." The first recorded reference to the use of Bergamot oranges was in 1824 for flavoring poor quality tea. Now it is a standard ingredient in Earl Grey tea.
Bergamot orange contains high levels of vitamin C, potassium, vitamins B1, B2, and A.
The Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) is a surprisingly nutritious citrus fruit that has a fresh scent and a very useful essential oil which is taken from the peel. Bergamot supplements are taken for several reasons including lowering cholesterol levels, blood sugar, reducing middle obesity and arterial stiffness.
Bergamot oranges require some creative culinary thinking. Their aroma a clear indication, though, they can be used for infusing enhancement. They are commonly used as a principle ingredient to flavor Earl Grey tea. The zest and juice used for syrups flavored sugars or salts, cocktails and jams. The juice and zest can be used to flavor cookies, cakes, yogurts, and custards. Bergamot oranges pair well with another citrus, seafood, ricotta, mild salad greens, avocado and fresh herbs such as dill, basil, and tarragon. Bergamot oranges will keep up to two weeks in the refrigerator.
6 Fresh Fruits
List Price: $49.99
Our Price: $59.99