Uzbek vegetables and fruit is the decoration of Uzbek dastarkhan
Vegetables and fruit of Uzbekistan - gifts of the sunny country
One can hardly imagine Uzbek dastarkhan without delicious vegetables and fruits, grown under hot sun in fertile valleys!
Juicy fruits and vegetables on the table - are symbols of abundance and prosperity of the Uzbek people. Uzbek table - dastarkhan is impossible without serving with greens, vegetables, fruits, sunny melons and juicy bunches of grapes.
Juicy, fresh, and extremely gentle! Fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as dishes made from them, play an important role in the human diet. They are the source of vitamins and trace elements, for normal daily eating of a person. Usually, during the summer, local residents start preparation for a winter season in Uzbekistan, they buy fruits and vegetables in large quantities, in order to preserve them, and, thus, provide themselves and their families, as well as guests of the house with healthy nutrients for winter, as well as, with tasty delicacies on dastarkhan.
Sunny Uzbekistan abounds in sweet grapes, honey melons, juicy watermelons, fragrant apricots, pears, ripe apples, quinces, peaches, ebony, pomegranate, figs and various berries.
Also Uzbekistan is rich in vegetables and fruits, which are used in many dishes of traditional Uzbek cuisine. Succulent tomato, emerald green cucumber, yellow carrot, radish, garden radish, eggplants, pepper, cabbage, pumpkin perfectly supplement Uzbek dishes.
Uzbek vegetables and fruits are used for preparation various salads and snacks. Traditionally, during the summer, Uzbek family members gather togather around the table and serve it with fresh-baked bread and fresh fruits.