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Feel taste of ripe berries, crispy shortbread crust on June 9, when country massively abandons diet celebrated National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day. This is not common dessert with unique taste based on mixture of vegetables, berries. Intriguing event associated with anticipation of pleasure eating.

The History

Strawberry pie is considered national dessert. Origin recipe is connected with culinary traditions of New England. At the end of XVIII century, rhubarb was grown in Maine, treat was cooked. Real homeland of pie is the United Kingdom, regions of Germany, where custom of cooking original dessert was widespread.

Interesting Facts

Rhubarb is vegetable with tart taste, strawberries in pie add sweetness. Ideal balance of sensations is formed.

  1. Rhubarb is grown in gardens, it is perennial plant. Harvest is in late spring, early summer.
  2. Distinctive remarkable property of rhubarb is ability to adapt to accompanying ingredients. Taste becomes softer, loses expressive sharpness.
  3. Only stems are eaten, rhubarb leaves are poisonous.

Rhubarb is good for body, rich in vitamins.

How to celebrate

Go to farm, participate in harvest. Summer day is perfect for activity.

Attend cooking courses, learn to cook branded pies according to recipes from professional chefs take into account the slightest nuances in compatibility of ingredients.

Plant strawberries in advance on own plot, by the holiday you have opportunity to collect fruits.

When cooking strawberry rhubarb pie, it is permissible to add tapioca. Simple dish is cooked on ordinary days too, served with tea.

Pie is stored in perfect condition at room temperature for 2 days. Crust, composition of dough allows storing product in refrigerator for 4-5 days, after putting on plate, covering with lid.

When is National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day celebrated in 2022?

National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day is observed on June 9 each year.