The Deglet Noor is smaller in size when compared to a Medjool date. Deglet Noor means "dates of light"; they are called this because of their translucence. Deglet Noor dates are amber-colored, with a great delicate flavour and are distinguished by a pleasant, nutty aftertaste similar to that of a lightly roasted peanut, although not as sweet or moist as the Medjool.
While generally harvested in the winter, Deglet Noor dates are available throughout the year. Deglet Noor boast a chewier and much drier texture than Medjool dates, and keep a little longer. They also make an excellent springtime fruit as we await the arrival of the local berry crop.
Dates have numerous nutrition merits such as providing antioxidants, sodium, cholesterol and fat free, and being nutrient in dense both fiber and potassium. Dates will always be a good source of fiber and nutrient dense in potassium and manganese. Similarly, all date varieties are fat free, saturated fat free, trans fat free, and cholesterol free making them a delicious and healthy snack.
Deglet Noor variety is a versatile date used for many functions. This variety is great for cooking and can be used in many recipes that are both healthy and delicious. Their balanced sugar level, wealth of vitamins and loads of minerals make them an ideal snack or quick energy source.
If storing for a long time, dates should be stored in a cool storage. They will retain their flavour and nutritive value up to one year if stored in the refrigerator, they can be kept even longer if frozen.
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