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carob

[kar′əb]
Etymology: Ar. al kharrubah
Ceratonia siliqua, a tree native to the Mediterranean basin.

carob

The sweet pulp of the Mediterranean evergreen leguminous tree, Ceratonia siliquia, a chocolate surrogate for those who are allergic to chocolate or adhere wish to eliminate chocolate from their diet. Carob is high in palm kernel oil (i.e., a “tropical oil”) and therefore atherogenic; it is also high in sodium, and thus linked to hypertension.
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The carob flour did not appear to affect cell elongation, but it did affect cell numbers when combined with egg ingredients.
joint venture group comprising Adriatic Oil, Carob and Petro-Celtex.
Ripen fruits of carob tree were collected around Kazeroun in the middle of spring 2010.
Without hesitation, she reels off the ingredients for her birthday cakes: flour, free range eggs, honey, vegetable oil, vanilla flavouring, plus carob coating.
She added that Carob is rich in sugar, indicating that the chocolate is manufactured using third of the white sugar that is usually added when manufacturing chocolate from cacao.
He told her that he had been in her home, and that Earhart planned the around-the-world trip under the carob tree that still stands in the courtyard.
Stumpy, gnarled carob trees grow among the wheat and barley fields around the village and line the rocky trails that lead into the rolling countryside nearby, and the air was full of birdsong and the scent of orange blossom- a perfect day for walking.
Featuring charming color illustrations by Marica Natali Thompson, the featured 'kitchen cook friendly' recipes for healthy and tasty dishes range from Sauteed Vegetables with Rice; Miso Pine Salmon; Blue Heron Chicken Stew; and Blue Heron Salad Dressing; to Home-Baked Granola; Persian Mulberry Peach Pie; Carob Coconut Brownies; and Teepee Hot Cider.
The problem already looming large on the horizon is how we will survive without mqiqa in another month when my carob ripens and loses the special heavenly, slightly astringent flavor of its unripeness.
Rich in oligogalactomannans purified from the seeds of carob (Ceratonia siliqua), GLYCO-REPAIR[R] restores the homeostasis of natural tissue regeneration systems that are depleted by age.
You Will Need: Large, ripe strawberries, rinsed Low-fat whipped topping, thawed Sprinkles: wheat germ, sesame seeds, pecan chips, or mini carob chips Directions: 1.
Ingredients: 1 cup pitted dates 1/2 cup raw cashews 1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds 1/4 cup dried apples 1/8 cup dried cranberries 2 tbs flax seeds (whole) 2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup carob powder Instructions: To prepare, soak dates and cashews together for 1 hour (strain and reserve liquid) and soak pumpkin seeds for 15 minutes (strain).