Did you know that more than 350 molecules have been identified in the vapor of strawberries? About 20-30 of those are important to their flavor. There is no single molecule with a ‘strawberry smell’ so what you smell is a blend of molecules that allow for the smell of strawberries.When you taste a ripe strawberry, the balance of sweetness and acidity is very important. When strawberries ripen, their sugar content rises from about 5% in an unripe berry to 6-9% when [...]Read More
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