Fruit of the week: Watermelon


Watermelon, which comes from the Cucurbitaceae family , is one of the most popular fruits of the hot summer months. It has a refreshing and refreshing feature with its high content of water. Both its lycopene and its rich vitamin-mineral source , which makes it red , make watermelon a very useful fruit for health.

The main homeland of watermelon is Africa . This fruit, which likes to be grown in warm regions, is suitable for growing almost everywhere in the world. In our country, although it is grown mostly in Diyarbakır , it takes the second place in watermelon production in the world.

Note that A and C vitamins watermelon, thanks to having a protective effect against diseases with high calcium and potassium to the content of the regulation of blood pressure, lycopene, thanks to the maintenance of cardiovascular health provide. In addition, it has been proven that watermelon prevents the accumulation of fat in the body and accelerates fat burning.

It is possible not only to consume watermelon in slices, but also to prepare and serve it in different varieties. It is very easy to make cakes and desserts, prepare ice creams and drinks with this fruit, which is very easy to shape.

We have compiled for you all these benefits and delicious and practical recipes for this fruit that is loved by everyone. Enjoy your meal in advance …




1 can of milk
¼ cup lemon juice
3 glasses of whipped cream
2 cups diced watermelon
1 pack of crushed plain biscuits
Watermelon balls
A pinch of fresh mint


Combine milk and lemon juice in a bowl and beat. Then combine cream and 1 cup of watermelon cubes and mix again. Place the crushed biscuits by pressing on the tray by hand. Add your mixture over the biscuits. Leave in the fridge for 2 hours before slicing your cake. Decorate your cake that you bought from the refrigerator with the remaining cubes and mint leaves and serve.

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