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  Zante Hotel - Greek Hotel Bookings : Zante
Zante (ΖΑΚΥΝΘΟΣ in Greek), the third largest of the Ionian Islands, covers an area of 410 square kilometers and its coastline is roughly 123 kilometers in length.
Zante has a varied terrain, with fertile plains in the southeastern part and mountainous terrain with steep cliffs along the coasts on the west.
The Zante currant, a small sweet seedless grape is native to the island.
www.geocities.com /ikarosstudios/hotels/zante-hotel.htm   (665 words)

  
 currant - definition by dict.die.net
The acid fruit or berry of the Ribes rubrum or common red currant, or of its variety, the white currant.
Currant borer (Zo["o]l.), the larva of an insect that bores into the pith and kills currant bushes; specif., the larvae of a small clearwing moth ([AE]geria tipuliformis) and a longicorn beetle (Psenocerus supernotatus).
Currant worm (Zo["o]l.), an insect larva which eats the leaves or fruit of the currant.
dict.die.net /currant   (267 words)

  
 Currant
A currant (also called zante currant) is a variety of dried seedless grape used in cooking, especially baking.
They are not usually eaten 'raw' but they are the major ingredient in currant slice[?] and currant cake[?].
There is also an extra-small variety of cherry tomato[?] known as currant tomatoes[?] due to their small size.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/cu/Currant.html   (69 words)

  
 dry fruit dried apricots banana blueberries Cherries cranberries currants figs mango papaya peaches pears pineapple ...
The flavor of a currant is reminiscent of raisins but they have a lighter flavor and an almost licorice undertone.
Currants are low in calories and high in Vitamin C. Use in baked goods, salads, sauces, stuffings, trail mixes, hot cereals, muffins, scones, fruit cakes and for homemade ice cream.
Currants can be sprinkled on top of vegetables or meats; tossed into salads for an interesting slightly sour note.
www.gourmetstore.com /shop-online/CURRANTS_ZANTE__F06AT.cgi   (183 words)

  
 Champagne Grape Glossary Term
Champagne grapes that are dried are referred to as currants, a named derived from this variety also being called the Zante Currant grape.
Although it may be confused with common fl, red or white currants that grow on bushes, it is similar only in shape and size, but is not the same type of fruit.
In addition to Zante Currant, this grape may all be known as a Black Corinth grape.
www.recipetips.com /glossary-term/t--36330/champagne-grape.asp   (153 words)

  
 Currants - CookbookWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
When dried, they are often referred to as dried currants and are used in cooking, especially baking.
Zante currants are very small and intensely flavoured.
They are not related to the currant berry in the ribes family.
www.cookbookwiki.com /Currants   (110 words)

  
 Zante Zakynthos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Zante is almost triangular in shape, with two green mountainous promontories extending into the sea to form the huge bay of Laganas.
There are more pine-covered mountains and hills in the north, but the centre is gentle and lush, richly planted with currant vines, olive trees, almonds and seasonal vegetables.
The Shipwreck is the most famous of Zante beaches and one of the most famous photographs of Greece.
www.zante.ws   (549 words)

  
 Raisins Produced From Grapes Grown in California; Final Free and Reserve Percentages for 2000-01 Crop Natural ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This rule continues in effect final volume regulation percentages for 2000-01 crop Naturals and Zantes which were established through an interim final rule published on August 1, 2001, in the Federal Register (66 FR 39623).
This goal was met for Naturals and Zantes by the establishment of final percentages which released 100 percent of the trade demand and the offer of additional reserve raisins for sale to handlers under the ``10 plus 10 offers.'' As specified in Sec.
Volume regulation was warranted for 2000-01 Zantes because the final crop estimate of 5,160 tons combined with the carryin inventory of 1,109 tons resulted in a total available supply of 6,269 tons, which was about 46 percent higher than the 4,290-ton trade demand.
www.washingtonwatchdog.org /documents/fr/01/oc/25/fr25oc01-2.html   (4071 words)

  
 GRAPE DRYING IN AUSTRALIA
Currants are normally spur pruned, so they must be changed to cane pruning for trellis drying.
Currants are usually left on the rack until they reach 15% or less moisture, and are then boxed immediately after shaking.
This is 15% for Currants, 13% for Sultanas, and 14% for raisins.
coombs.anu.edu.au /SpecialProj/ERIC/gda.html   (5949 words)

  
 Fresh Tips by Michael Marks
You may be familiar with this fresh grape, but in its dried form as Zante Currants.
For centuries, Zante Currant raisins were produced in Greece, where the grape variety most likely originated, and where most of the world's supply still comes from.
About a decade ago, there was a world wide glut of dried Zante Currants, so growers had no place to send their fresh grapes.
www.lamasbeauty.com /lifestyle/july00/fresh_tips3.htm   (805 words)

  
 Zante grape - Allrecipes
In the United States, where California is the major grower, this tiny (1/8 to 1/4 inch in diameter) purple GRAPE is predominantly used to make the dried CURRANT.
The seedless, very sweet Zante GRAPE also still flourishes in Greece, where it originated.
Fresh Zantes can sometimes be found from late summer to late fall in specialty produce markets.
allrecipes.com /howto/zante-grape/detail.aspx   (125 words)

  
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Zante Currant - This fruit of the Zante grape is a tiny, dark raisin.
It comes from Corinth Greece and is used primarily in baked foods.
The Zante Currant is unrelated to the other fruit called the "currant."
www.professionalchef.com /FrontoftheHouse/Encyclopedia/Z.htm   (181 words)

  
 UCCE Tulare County, Grape Notes ( January-February 1999)
Zante Currant dries fastest and is the main variety of the Hiyama system in Fowler.
Almost 1/3 of the Zante Currant crop is borne in this area and is picked by hand for tray drying.
Zante Currant is the major variety, owing success to its early ripening and rapid drying characteristics.
cetulare.ucdavis.edu /pub/gra0199.htm   (2006 words)

  
 Zante, Greece
Zakýnthos (Ζάκυνθος, also known as Zante), the third largest of the Ionian Islands, covers an area of 410 square kilometers and its coastline is roughly 123 kilometers in length.
The principal products are olive oil, currants, grapes and citrus fruit.
Zante has campsites and beaches including a beautiful one near Keri with a length of a 100 m surrounded by cliffs.
www.creekin.net /c3779-n73-zante-greece.html   (677 words)

  
 A Grape that isn't a Grape but is a Grape --Home Orchard Society
If you've ever had currant buns, or any other baked product with "currants" in them, you, like 99.9% of the public, thought the "currants" were the little red fruits that grow on bushes.
The dried "currants" used in baking are actually a true raisin, a dried grape.
Called "currants" because one of the names of the grape they come FROM is "Zante Currant" also known as Black Corinth, and many other names, THIS is the variety dried INTO "currants" that are used in baking.
www.homeorchardsociety.org /article/31   (606 words)

  
 Science in the Kitchen. eBook
The so-called English or Zante currant belongs to the grape family, and is the dried fruit of a vine which grows in the Ionian Islands and yields a very small berry.
The name currant, as applied to these fruits, is a corruption of the word Corinth, where the fruit was formerly grown.
Cultivation has produced white currants from the red, and in a distinct species of the fruit grown in Northern Europe and Russia, the currants are fl or yellow.
www.bookrags.com /ebooks/12238/126.html   (476 words)

  
 Raisin
To decrystalise raisins, they can be soaked in liquid (alcohol, fruit juice or boiling water) for a short period, dissolving the sugar.
In the USA, the term 'raisin' refers to any form of dried grape, but some varieties are known by other names such as zante currant[?], or golden raisin.
In Australia and other countries specific varieties are given separate names - see sultana, currant.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ra/Raisin.html   (160 words)

  
 Blackcurrant - Recipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The flcurrant is a temperate shrub which produces small edible berries with a high natural vitamin C content, which are very dark purple in colour, almost fl, hence the name.
Like the other true currants (not to be confused with the Zante currant, a type of grape which is often dried), it is classified in the genus Ribes.
In addition to the high levels of vitamin C, studies have also shown concentrated flcurrant to be an effective Monoamine oxidase inhibitor (Bormann, et al.
myrecipedia.com /index.php/Blackcurrant   (494 words)

  
 One Thousand Questions in California Agriculture Answered eBook
Is the currant that grows in the United States in any way related to the currant that grows in Greece?
The dried currants of commerce are made in Greece and in California (to a slight extent) from the grape known as the grape of Corinth.
They are not made from the bush currant which is generally grown in the United States, and the two plants are not in any way related.
www.bookrags.com /ebooks/5152/63.html   (438 words)

  
 Your Produce Man - Produce News
— CHAMPAGNE GRAPES: You may be familiar with this fresh grape, but in its dried form as Zante Currants.
For centuries, Zante Currant raisins were produced in Greece, where the grape variety most likely originated, and where most of the world's supply of Zante Currants still come from.
About a decade ago, there was a worldwide glut of dried Zante Currants, so California growers had no place to sell their fresh grapes.
www.yourproduceman.com /news_jul13_01.html   (803 words)

  
 currant - OneLook Dictionary Search
Currant : Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
Currant : Hormel Glossary of Kitchen and Food Terms [home, info]
Phrases that include currant: fl currant, red currant, winter currant, zante currant, currant bush, more...
www.onelook.com /?w=currant   (273 words)

  
 Bluebird Population Recovery
The good thing is that I saw no other birds but occasional Mockingbirds and lots of Starlings TRY to eat them...
The currants are placed in the now protected corner so the Mockings & Starlings can't get them.
I blocked the NW sides so the currants wouldn't dry out so fast in the winter winds.
www.wap.atfreeweb.com /bluebirds/dec29fdr730am.html   (510 words)

  
 Zante Currant - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
currants have a tangy flavor and resemble baby raisins.
NOW Zante Currants are produced from dried fl Corinth grapes and therefore are considered a type of raisin.
Case of 12 3-ounce bags of dried fruit (36 total ounces) Dried from the highest quality Zante grapes A small, sweetly dried fruit Use as a substitute for raisins in recipes...
www.nextag.com /zante-currant/search-html   (230 words)

  
 Champagne Grapes - Big Y® World Class Market™
Actually a variety called Zante Currant or Black Corinth, (named for the Greek city where they were grown more than 2,000 years ago), Champagne Grapes were reintroduced to the food service industry in the early 1980’s when mini-vegetables were becoming popular.
Small bunches of these miniature currant grapes are often draped over champagne or wine glass rims.
Champagne Grapes are small and seedless and have a deep blue-fl color when ripe.
www.bigy.com /content/prod/pdct/var_champagne_grapes.php   (235 words)

  
 Libbie's Sunmaid Zante Currant Muffins Recipe | Recipezaar
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stir in currants or raisins beat eggs add milk turn into dry muffin mixture stir til flour is moisted.
www.recipezaar.com /111927   (153 words)

  
 The Nut Factory
The normal count for a Thompson Raisin is about 2000 raisins per pound, but we buy a smaller raisin, the Zante currant, which has about 4,000 count per pound.
We carry the Zante Currant all year around, but most people use it in the holidays for baking cakes and fruitcakes.
Use properly sealed plastic bags or glass jars.
www.thenutfactory.com /itemdisplay.asp?sku=20544   (262 words)

  
 Raisins Produced From Grapes Grown in California; Final Free and Reserve Percentages for 2002-03 Crop Natural ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Raisins Produced From Grapes Grown in California; Final Free and Reserve Percentages for 2002-03 Crop Natural (Sun-Dried) Seedless and Zante Currant Raisins
----------------------------------------------------------------------- SUMMARY: This rule establishes final volume regulation percentages for 2002-03 crop Natural (sun-dried) Seedless (NS) and Zante Currant (ZC) raisins covered under the Federal marketing order for California raisins (order).
The final percentages for standard Natural (sun-dried) Seedless and Zante Currant raisins acquired by handlers during the crop year beginning on August 1, 2002, which shall be free tonnage and reserve tonnage, respectively, are designated as follows: ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Free Reserve Varietal type percentage percentage ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Natural (sun-dried) Seedless..................
www.washingtonwatchdog.org /documents/fr/03/ap/02/fr02ap03-2.html   (4429 words)

  
 Dani - Zante Currant Soy Candle at CandleDelirium.com
Dani - Zante Currant Soy Candle at CandleDelirium.com
Dani Zante Currant soy candle is the fresh unique scent of red currant.
All DANI Soy Wax Candles are paraffin-free, with only all natural soy wax and the finest fragrances making up the ingredients.
candledelirium.com /Dani-Candles/Dani-Zante-Currant-Soy-Candle   (129 words)

  
 DenverPost.com - Taking lunch outside the box
Make-it-yourself quesadilla with ribeye, lettuce, guacamole, salsa and queso fresco on corn tortilla/Zante currant grapes/Pineapple-coconut/water/Oatmeal bars
Use it in sandwiches or as a side dish.
Make-it-yourself quesadilla with ribeye, lettuce, guacamole, salsa and queso fresco on corn tortilla/ Zante currant grapes/ Pineapple-coconut/water/ Oatmeal bars
www.denverpost.com /food/ci_4152125   (759 words)

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