For all those methods that have been taken, it is necessary to even look at. But it’s lost in the woods. It is extremely useful to know what you can eat. I would like to talk about it. Meanwhile, the North American Indians since ancient times used it as food. They didn’t lag behind. The Ice Age. As you understand, we are talking about acorns. So …
Fagaceae, which include plants, chestnut and oak. That’s exactly about oak acorns and go talk.
The acorn contains a huge amount of nutrients that are needed. And which are extremely attractive to various animals. Therefore, it has been found that it contains a special tanning substance – quartzine, which makes it very unpleasant to taste. Of course, it’s evolution, because it works on both sides. But it doesn’t have any prior treatment.
People are lucky. The quartzetine is easily washed out of acorns, especially when heated. So repeated boiling makes it acorns soft and quite tasty. So that the edible core becomes much more accessible. After that, you can do anything from an acorn.
In Korea, for example, acorn flour and acorn starch are particularly popular. It was a great deal of fun to make it possible. Baked cakes and generally used for food almost everywhere.
Collection of acorns begins in early October. For a start there is a healthy fruit-bearing oak. The place is cleared of acorns – they are probably sick and worthless. After this, the actual assembly begins. There are two options – either wait until the ripe acorns themselves fall, or gently shake the tree. You can also tear yourself with a light touch. It is not recommended to collect green fruits. It can be stored for a long time.
But we are much more interested in extreme conditions. This is the case for all disorders and gastritis. Therefore, acorn coffee is not only a tasty drink, but also not very useful. In addition, acorns help from food poisoning, which can be happen to anyone. It is a woman who has been running out.
For more information, see our article “Feeding in the Forest”. Part 1. Common Oak in the section “Edible parts and recipes”