What do strawberries and roses have in common? 3 facts you didn't know about strawberries. (plus a recipe!)

What do strawberries and roses have in common? 3 facts you didn't know about strawberries. (plus a recipe!)

3 curiosities of strawberries that will surprise you

Strawberries, those yummy berries that everyone likes. Great for smoothies, yoghurt, on a cake or just on their own. Here are 5 curiosities about strawberries that they will surely surprise you.

Strawberries and Roses

What do strawberries and roses have to do? The colour? No, the truth is that strawberries and roses are part of the Rosaceae family, a very diverse group of plants including various fruit trees: pear trees, cherry trees, apple trees. No wonder they are a match made in heaven.

Strawberries have more in common with roses than you think

How many seeds?

One of the main curiosities of strawberries is that they can contain more than 200 seeds!

Dentist's favourites 

Strawberries are little helpers in oral care since they have the ability to combat dental plaque, prevent dental enamel wear-off and thanks to their high content of phosphorus, magnesium and calcium, strawberries favour the remineralization of the teeth.

Feeling inspired? Here's a delicious dessert featuring these little wonders. 

Victoria Thais

A trip to India was all it took for Victoria to realise that meditation is not a fancy word for sitting around in silence. It truly changed Victoria’s life to a less stressful and more mindful one. Now a freelance consultant and journalist, Victoria joined KOKO to share her knowledge on those little things that are life so much better, and cosier.+ info

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