I love the deep ruby~red color and the fruity~crunchy taste of the lovely pomegranate jewel, and I find them to be a beautiful, delicious layer of them at the bottom of a glass of cold Chablis in the mid of winter.
|Pomegranate jewels in Chablis|
|Pomegranate jewels in a rose Sancerre|
|Pomegranate Jewels, Splendid Market|
Here’s some fascinating historical information on these beauties. I hope you enjoy this portion of an article from NPR called Jewels in the fruited crown.
“One of the earliest cultivated fruits, the pomegranate has been traced back as far as 3,000 B.C. Some scholars even suggest that it was a pomegranate, not an apple, that tempted Eve.