Asked by: Florenci Bertocchi
asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st January, 2020

Whats the difference between dates and Medjool dates?

Medjool dates have a rich, almost caramel-like taste and a soft, chewy texture whereas regular dates, commonly called Deglet Noor, are usually smaller and have a firm flesh and a sweet, delicate flavor.

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Also, can I use normal dates instead of Medjool dates?

The main difference (that matters when cooking with them) is that normal dates are harder than Medjool dates. They should substitute fine. If you like the taste of the dates you have, just use them as you would any medjools.

Beside above, which type of dates are best? The dates are grown in many tropical countries, but the dates produced in Saudi Arabia are best among the varieties. A variety of dates, called AJWA, grown in Medina, is best in dates. Egyptian, Irani and Tunisian dates are also fine. So consume this delicious and delectable fruit to help you stay healthy.

Also, what is the difference between dates and pitted dates?

Unpitted Dates: Date in a whole shape with seed inside is called un-pitted or whole Date. Pitted Dates: When seed is removed from the Date it is called pitted or seedless Date. Usually during the process, cap is also removed before pitting the date and such stage is called de-capping.

What are the best kind of dates to eat?

Medjool Dates One of the most popular dates that are large, soft and one of the most flavourful dates among all different varieties grown. They taste excellent when eaten fresh because of their high moisture content. Medjool Dates stays good for 12-15 days at room temperature.

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