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Sensory evaluation of different levels of roasting of New Zealand grown hazelnuts
(Nutrition Society of New Zealand (Inc.), 2005)
Hazelnuts (Corylus aveIIana L.) are a very recent addition to commercial horticulture in New Zealand and Whiteheart has been selected as the primary commercial cultivar. No published information is available on the optimum ...
A potential new seed oil: New Zealand flax seed oil (harakeke seed oil)
Harakeke oil has potential use as an edible oil. The objective of the study was to determine year to year variation and chemical constituents of the oil.
Fatty acid, tocopherol and phytosterol composition of cucurbit seeds grown in Marlborough, New Zealand.
Cucurbits are a group of plants that can grow well with irrigation in hot dry conditions. In New Zealand cucurbits are grown mostly for their edible flesh, however in other countries they are prized for their tasty oil ...
ICT innovations in teaching in food biochemistry laboratories
(Lincoln University., 2009-11-10)
Effect of temperature on the drying characteristics, colour and ascorbic acid content of green and gold kiwifruits
(Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2010-08-25)
The drying characteristics of green and gold kiwifruit were determined using an air velocity of 0.20 m/s at ambient humidity and different temperatures (60, 80 and 100°C). The colour values (L*, a* and b*) and ascorbic ...
Acceptability and antioxidant properties of a semi-dried and smoked tomato product
(WFL Publisher, 2009-03)
Tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum) are good sources of antioxidants, such as lycopene, which have been shown to be beneficial for health. Careful drying of tomatoes can concentrate antioxidants and provide a tasty food ...
Investigation of oxalate levels in sorrel plant parts and sorrel-based products
(Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP), 2013-08)
The oxalate content of the leaves and stems of green and variegated cultivars of sorrel (Rumex acetosa) were extracted and measured using HPLC chromatography. The larger, more mature leaves of both cultivars contained ...
Effects of UV-B radiation on oxalate content of silver beet leaves
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2012)
Silver beet (Beta vulgaricus var. cicla) a common vegetable in New Zealand is known to contain high levels of oxalates in the leaves. Silver beet plants were grown in a field trial under glass and perspex sheets which ...
Oxalate content of stir fried silver beet leaves (Beta vulgaris var. cicla) with and without additions of yoghurt
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2012-02)
Total and soluble oxalic acids were extracted and analysed by HPLC chromatography following Asian cooking methods, which involved soaking, boiling and stir frying of silver beet (Beta vulgaris var. cicla) leaves. Autumn-grown ...
Total soluble and insoluble oxalate contents of ripe green and golden kiwifruit
Three bulk samples of two different cultivars of kiwifruit, green (Actinidia deliciosa L.) and golden (Actinidia chinensis L.) were bought ripe, ready to eat from a local market. The aim of the study was to determine the ...