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Photo Uploaded: Oct 22 2011 09:08:34 GMT
Taken: 2011:09:24 10:17:41
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rose hips after a cold night...
no, no, no tomatoes here :)
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Oct 22 2011 09:09 GMT
They look good!
Oct 22 2011 09:47 GMT
covered in frost...... I have seen many of these in England... amazing..!!!so big.
Oct 22 2011 15:03 GMT
lovely shot and colours
Oct 22 2011 15:28 GMT
Very interesting...great shot
Oct 22 2011 16:04 GMT
very healthy looking - autumnsome!
Oct 22 2011 19:34 GMT
Oct 22 2011 20:02 GMT
Oct 22 2011 20:07 GMT
As a young boy I remember my mother making juice out of Rose hips.
Rose hips of some species, especially the Dog Rose (Rosa canina) and Rugosa Rose (Rosa rugosa), are a rich source of vitamin C. With one to two percent vitamin C, by dry weight, rose hips have a higher content than citrus fruit. During World War II when imports of citrus products to Great Britain were limited, tons of rose hips were harvested there from the wild to make rose hip syrup as a vitamin C supplement for children.
Rose hips are the berry-like fruits of the rose bush left behind after the bloom has died. They are typically red or orange, but may also be dark purple to black in some species. Although nearly all rose bushes produce rose hips, the tastiest for eating purposes come from the Rugusa Rose. Rose hips have a tangy, fruity flavor similar to that of cranberries. The fruits are best harvested after the first frost, which makes them turn bright red and slightly soft.
There are many culinary uses for rose hips. They can be used fresh, dried, or preserved. Rose hips can be used in apple sauce, soups and stews, syrups, puddings, marmalade, tarts, breads, and pie, or made into a jam or jelly. Each hip comprises an outer fleshy layer which may contain up to 150 seeds embedded in a matrix of fine hairs. The irritating hairs should be removed before using the rose hips in a recipe.
Oct 22 2011 21:32 GMT
And I bet i'm not the only one who thought they were tomatoes from the thumb!
Oct 22 2011 22:04 GMT
Very nice tomato's Marijke......:-))
Oct 23 2011 01:48 GMT
Wonderful, will have to go out and see it the ones here are hipped yet.
Oct 23 2011 06:17 GMT
pea, thank you for your nice story and the information about rose hips!:)
Oct 23 2011 13:01 GMT
Tja wel heel gezond...
Oct 23 2011 19:06 GMT
You could buy rosehip syrup when I was a child. It was for babies and you mixed it with water. Nice early morning shot
Oct 24 2011 04:17 GMT
The most delicious looking rose hips I have ever seen.
Oct 25 2011 00:56 GMT
Beautiful capture and so good for us as children :)
Oct 27 2011 10:05 GMT
Oct 30 2011 14:38 GMT
wow... good enough to eat... or for tea... or for the birds...
and a great photo!
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