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cherry

Nutrition
A fleshy stone fruit that has been touted as a superfood by nutriotionists due to its high concentration of anti-oxidants and anthrocyanins, which have analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects in rats.

Sexology
A widely used, rude colloquial term for the hymen, a membranous tissue which partially covers the vaginal orifice and is traditionally a sign of virginity; however, the hymen can be broken not only by sexual intercourse, but also by tampon use, masturbation and vigourous exercise; some women are born without one.
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The IDH showed four different zymograms; two of them, A and B, in sweet cherries and three, A, C and D in sour cherries. Santi & Lemoine (1990a, 1990b) also obtained three different phenotypes for the IDH in sour cherries; Beaver et al.
Among sour cherries, 'North Star' grows in a wide range of climates, and it stays small even when grafted onto a vigorous standard rootstock.
Remember; unlike crossbreeding plums, sweet cherries, and many apples and pears, the sour cherries are fully self-fertile.
Jams were made from sour cherries, bitter oranges, baby eggplants, and carrots.
It's a Bend, Oregon version of an Oud Bruin, made with Belgian aromatic malts, accented by lemon and orange zest, and "a Brettanomyces induced secondary fermentation flecked with sour cherries, raisins, cranberries, figs, dates, and currants for a mildly acidic ale." This 10.5% abv beer comes out sweet and strong, like a big crazy fruitcake, and then the Brett kicks in and dries it out.
A complex aroma of sour cherries, oak and raspberries is apparent in this beer.
Sweet and sour cherries contain several antioxidants and polyphenols that possess many biological activities, such as antioxidant, anticancer and anti-inflammation properties.
The most exported Macedonian products to Russia are retail medications, ferrosilicon, cabbage potato, tomato and other fresh or frozen vegetables, apricots, cherries, sour cherries, peaches, plums and apples, metalwork parts, products of stone and other minerals, etc.
Both sweet and sour cherries derived from the wild cherry, which originated around 70 B.C.
"Cherry juices are clearly increasing in popularity and increasingly carrying a 'superfruits' branding in the wake of a growing body of research linking sour cherries to a whole range of health benefits," said Lu Ann Williams, research manager for Innova Market Insights.
Chocolate Crunch and Chestnut Torte with Sour Cherries Ingredients (serves 12) 225g dark chocolate (75% cocoa solids) broken into pieces 110g tinned chestnuts, roughly chopped 50g dried sour cherries 50g raisins 3 tablespoons rum 50g butter 150 ml double cream, lightly whipped 225g sweet oat biscuits, roughly chopped You will need a loose-based cake tin 20 cm diameter and 4 cm deep, lightly greased with a flavourless oil Method 1.
* Sour cherries in Poland are expected to be down 20-45%.