In translation, microgreens means micro-vegetables or micro-herbs. It is a very high quality source of energy and vitamins in any season, because they are usually grown indoors in a controlled environment. So it doesn't matter if it's a pleasant 21 degrees and the sun is shining or whether there is a snowstorm outside the windows. The controlled environment allows us to precisely determine the conditions in which the plants thrive and thus achieve the best and stable results in terms of quantity and quality.
Scientific studies have shown that micro-vegetable, a plant in its early growth phase not older than 14 days, it is very rich in nutrients compared to its adult counterparts and the content of these nutrients can be up to 9 times higher than in a fully developed plant or its fruit.
The use of microgreens is mainly in gastronomy. And even in the Michelin one. Many restaurants with this award use microgreens regularly in their meals. They are appreciated both for their visual side, which will make the food a real gastronomic experience, and for their fragile and fresh taste.
And how can microgreens benefit you?
„Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food."