Archive | August, 2017

Dates, Halawi

Dates, Halawi

Halawi dates are a sweet and chewy variety of eating date, and they’re much better than candy.  As can be seen in the photo, they are elongated, and each date has a single long seed. We have not seen them sold in stores.  These veganically grown dates were ordered directly from the grower, The Date […]

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Dates, Empress

Dates, Empress

Empress dates are a soft and creamy-textured species that are not as sweet tasting as some other varieties of dates.  They are a delicious eating date.  We have not seen them sold in stores.  These veganically grown dates were ordered directly from the grower, The Date People, P. O. Box 808, Niland, California 92257.  We […]

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Dates, Desert Gem

Dates, Desert Gem

Desert Gem is a somewhat smaller and rounder darker colored variety.  They are firmer on the outside, but have a sweet creamy inside.  Each date has a single short thick seed.  We have not seen them sold in stores.  These veganically grown dates were ordered directly from the grower, The Date People, P. O. Box […]

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Dates, Deglet Noor (Bread Dates)

Dates, Deglet Noor (Bread Dates)

These deglet noor dates are dryer than the deglet noor naturals we have shown separately. Like the deglet noor naturals, these deglet noor dates are chewier and sweet, and are lighter in color and have a better flavor than the commercial pitted variety. We have not seen them sold in stores. These veganically grown dates […]

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Dates, Deglet Noor

Dates, Deglet Noor

These deglet noor dates are  chewy and sweet, and are lighter in color and have a better flavor than the commercial pitted variety.  We have not seen them sold in stores.  These veganically grown dates were ordered directly from the grower, The Date People, P. O. Box 808, Niland, California 92257.  We could not find […]

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Dates, Deglet

Dates, Deglet

The deglet dates in this photo have been pitted.  They are great for snacks and for baking.  We also use them as a sweetener.  They are best stored in a covered container or resealable bag in the refrigerator, where they will stay fresh for months.  See the nutritional chart below. Previous Fruit: http://veganvenue.org/dates-daisin/ Next Fruit: http://veganvenue.org/dates-deglet-noor/ Dates, […]

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Dates, Daisin

Dates, Daisin

 Daisin dates are smaller than any of the other varieties we have encountered, and think that the name may have come about because they look like very large raisins.  Daisin dates are smaller, rounder, chewy, and somewhat less sweet, but are very good tasting.  They have a small fat pit.  We have not seen them […]

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Dates, Carmelita

Dates, Carmelita

 Carmelita dates are sweet and chewy with a large pit.  They make a great snack. We have not seen them sold in stores.  These veganically grown dates were ordered directly from the grower, The Date People, P. O. Box 808, Niland, California 92257. We could not find any specific nutritional information for carmelita dates.  For […]

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Dates, Brown Fingerling

Dates, Brown Fingerling

Brown Fingerling dates are chewy and semi sweet.  They make a great snack. We have not seen them sold in stores.  These veganically grown dates were ordered directly from the grower, The Date People, P. O. Box 808, Niland, California 92257.  We could not find any specific nutritional information for brown fingerling dates.  For general […]

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Dates, Bliss

Dates, Bliss

Bliss dates are a larger variety, somewhat less sweet, with a small seed and very good but an unusual flavor.  They make a great snack. We have not seen them sold in stores.  These veganically grown dates were ordered directly from the grower, The Date People, P. O. Box 808, Niland, California 92257.  We could […]

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