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Carrot Day

It always falls on April 4 every year.

This day was created in 2003. Carrot is one of the 10 most economically important vegetables in the world.

Carrot is a root vegetable. Mostly it is orange but there are also purple, red, white, yellow. It is a domesticated form of wild carrot. Carrot is a biennial plant. The roots contain large amounts of alpha and beta-carotene. They are a source of vitamin K, B6. It can be stored in the refrigerator for several months or in a humid and cold place in winter. If we want to store the carrots in the long term, the washed carrots can be inserted into the bucket between layers of sand, 50/50 mixture of sand and shavings, or into the soil. The ideal temperature is 0 - 5 ° C.

Originally produced in Persia, it was grown for its leaves and seeds. For centuries, the subspecies of wild carrots have been selectively grown to reduce bitterness and increase sweetness and minimize the wood core. In the 1st century AD, the first mention of the root of carrots. In the 10th century, people used wild carrots to facilitate labor in women.

Carrots are eaten raw, frozen, stewed, cooked, roasted in beverages, ice cream, jam. It is used in salads, soups, main courses or as a side dish, in desserts. When carrot is consumed excessively over time, a carotenemia occurs, this is the yellowing of the skin caused by the accumulation of carotene.

Carrot is good against inflammation and toxins, it regulates hormone levels and liver activity.

The goal is to expand knowledge about carrot and its good qualities around the world.

Dress up in carrot today or prepare something to eat with carrots. For inspiration, add a carrot recipe.

Carrot cake recipe


350g carrot (grated)

350g semi-coarse flour

300ml milk

180g sugar meal

50ml oil

2 eggs

1 baking powder

1 vanilla sugar

1 teaspoon lemon peel


Clean the carrot and grate it on a fine grater. Put carrots, oil, eggs, milk in a bowl and mix. In the second bowl mix the flour, baking powder, sugar, vanilla sugar and lemon zest. Add to the liquid mixed ingredients and mix thoroughly.

Clear the cake mold and empty it. Pour into the mold and put in the oven to bake at 180 ° C for about 60 minutes. Pour the baked cake into the plate and serve it.

Enjoy your meal.