"Which food can be grown in the house, without soil, can be harvested in a week, and is liked by children, dogs, horses, and husbands?"
What can supply the whole family with vegetables all year around, no matter the season, and can also reduce our expenses on food?
Which food can be grown easily, without any waste, can be eaten raw or cooked, is delicious on its own, or in exciting recipies?
The answer to these questions: SPROUTS"
(Mark M. Braunstein: Csírakert a konyhában)
The taste of broccoli sprouts is slightly spicy, resembles fresh cabbage. You can use it in several foods, raw or cooked. Great addition to any muesli, yoghurt, cottage cheese, or salad mix.
It has a high content of calcium and a chemical called sulforaphane, which destroys Heliobacter lylori, the cause of ulcer and gastric tumor.
Growing: all year around.
For a plate of sprouts you will need 1-2 tablespoons.
Temperature needed for spouting: cc. 20°C, water daily.
Before sprouting it is recommended to soak the seeds for 4-8 hours.
Sprouting time: 3-7 days.