Caper in brine 130g - 0
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Bio / Organic l Caper in brine 130g

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Bio / Organic l Caper in brine

Weight : 130g 

Ancient Mediterranean Jewel: Caper in Brine

Hailing from the historic shores of the Mediterranean, the caper has been a cherished culinary treasure for millennia. Beloved by ancient civilizations and modern chefs alike, this small green bud has been preserved in brine to maintain its vibrant taste and unique texture. Bursting with a tangy punch, capers in brine are renowned for their distinctive flavor profile that transforms dishes with a touch of Mediterranean elegance.

The Caper in Brine boasts an exquisite salty-tangy flavor, accompanied by a hint of sharpness, a characteristic of the vinegar and citric acid used in the brining process. This delightful gem is not only versatile in its culinary application but also introduces an appealing texture and visual contrast to dishes. From classic pasta puttanescas to vibrant salads and gourmet pizzas, the inclusion of capers can elevate ordinary recipes to gourmet creations.

Features Based on Ingredients:
  • Caper: The central ingredient, capers are unopened flower buds that undergo a preservation process to bring out their bold flavor.
  • Water: Used to maintain the consistency and fluidity of the brine, ensuring capers remain submerged and well-preserved.
  • Salt: A natural preservative that aids in the curing of capers, enhancing their tangy taste.
  • Vinegar: Offers a sharp tang, working in harmony with the natural flavor of the caper.
  • Citric Acid: Serves as a natural acidifier, aiding in preservation and contributing to the zesty taste.

Health Benefits:
  • Low in Calories: A serving of capers introduces minimal calories to your diet, making them a weight-conscious choice.
  • Rich in Antioxidants: Capers are known to contain compounds that combat oxidative stress.
  • Sodium Intake: Due to the brining process, capers are high in sodium. It's essential to consume in moderation if monitoring salt intake.

Product Usage:
Sprinkle them over salads, incorporate into sauces, garnish dishes, or use as an accompaniment with smoked salmon and cream cheese bagels.

Nutritional Facts:
Portion: 1 tablespoon (15g)
  • Calories: 2
  • Macronutrients: Carbs: 0.4g | Protein: 0.2g | Fat: 0.1g
  • Micronutrients: Vitamin K: 5% DV | Manganese: 3% DV
Suggested portion size for health benefits: 2 tablespoons (30g).

Vegetarian Recipes using Caper in Brine:
  • Vegan Caper Tapenade:
  • Ingredients: 1 cup of pitted olives, 2 tablespoons of Capers in Brine, 2 garlic cloves, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, juice of half a lemon, and a sweetener alternative to taste.
  • Preparation: Blend all ingredients in a food processor until smooth.
  • Consumption: Serve with vegan crackers or as a sandwich spread.
  • Storage: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to one week.
  • Quick Caper and Tomato Pasta:
  • Ingredients: Whole grain spaghetti, 2 tablespoons of Capers in Brine, 2 diced tomatoes, 2 garlic cloves minced, olive oil, and a sweetener alternative to taste.
  • Preparation: Cook pasta. Sauté garlic in olive oil until fragrant. Add tomatoes and capers, cook for 5 minutes.
  • Consumption: Serve hot, garnished with fresh basil.
  • Storage: Store leftovers in the fridge for up to two days.
  • Caper Face Mask:
  • Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of Capers in Brine, 1 tablespoon of green clay, and distilled water.
  • Preparation: Mash capers, mix with green clay. Add water to achieve a paste consistency.
  • Consumption: Apply to face, leave for 10 minutes, rinse.
  • Storage: Use immediately.
  • Detox Caper Salad:
  • Ingredients: Mixed greens, 1 sliced cucumber, 1 sliced red bell pepper, 2 tablespoons of Capers in Brine, olive oil, lemon juice, and a sweetener alternative to taste.
  • Preparation: Mix all ingredients in a salad bowl.
  • Consumption: Serve chilled.
  • Storage: Consume immediately for best freshness.
  • Expired Caper Plant Fertilizer:
  • Ingredients: Expired Capers in Brine.
  • Preparation: Strain the liquid from the capers.
  • Consumption: Dilute with water (1:10 ratio) and use as a plant fertilizer.
  • Storage: Use immediately.

The Caper in Brine is more than just a tangy treat; it's a testament to time-honored traditions and the richness of Mediterranean culture. Perfect for those seeking to elevate their culinary creations or dive into a healthier lifestyle, these capers are a must-have in any pantry. From its rich history to its numerous health benefits and vast culinary applications, there's no reason not to introduce this ancient Mediterranean jewel into your daily diet.