Radish is an edible plant that is cultivated as a vegetable all over the world. Its roots are consumed, which has a peculiar bitter taste due to mustard oil.
The homeland of the radishes is Central Asia, where it has been used since ancient times. It was known in ancient Japan, in ancient Egypt and Greece. In ancient Rome, radish was eaten with honey, vinegar or salt. In Europe the radish spread from the middle of the 16th century. The first time it was tasted by French cooks, and brought to Russia by Peter I from Amsterdam. It is possible to assume that from this time it spread to Georgia too.
When buying a radish, pay attention to her skin, which should be clean and smooth. Black dots indicate the beginning of decay. If the fruit is soft, then it will be tasteless.
Radish contains potassium, sodium, phosphorus, magnesium and iron, vitamins B, C, PP. Used in medical and cosmetic applications.
It is stored in the refrigerator for 1 week.