How to Make Tangerine spritzer
- Place strawberries, tangerine juice, water, wine and mint in a large glass.
- Fill it to the brim with water
- Serve chilled
- Tangerines have been grown for over 3000 years, with origins going back to China.
- It wasn’t until the 19th century that tangerines arrived in Europe and North America.
- The name for tangerines comes from the root word ‘tangier’ in Morocco, where the first batches of the fruit began to get shipped to the Northeast Asian regions of the world, and Europe.
- Tangerines are prone to getting attacked from altarnaria alternate, a disease which can cause brown spots. They were first reported in 1903 in Australia and began to affect Florida groves in the 1970s.
- A single medium sized tangerine contains about 37 calories.
- One serving of a medium sized tangerine provides about 32 percent of the recommended daily amount of vitamin C.
- The skin of tangerines contains essential oils which are used as an additive in cosmetics and aromatic liqueurs.
Tangerine spritzer has a cheerful color which has a positive effect on the body, helping to calm the nervous system and preventing depression.