Today is National Strawberry Day.
The most likely origin for the heart shaped fruit’s name is that it came about from the leaves that the plant would drop off that would become “strewn” about the plant. What were once called strewn-berries became strawberries over time.
Adding to the romantic notions often associated with the bright red and delicious fruit, is its delightful natural aroma that comes from being a member of the rose family.
With strawberries also a great source of Vitamin C and weighing in at only 55 calories and no fat per cup, there are so many reasons to celebrate something that can satisfy your sweet tooth at any time of the year.
And what better way to celebrate this tasty delicacy then by whipping up your own strawberry-based dessert. This book offers plenty of ideas certain to satisfy even the most demanding palate.
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