What is Carob (Ceratonia siliqua)?
Carob is a plant that belongs to the same family as cacao, but it does not contain any caffeine. It is a sweet tasting fruit that can be used in different ways.
The health benefits of carob are not yet fully understood. Some people claim that it helps with digestion, while others say that it can be used to treat cancer.
Carob pods can be used to make tea or coffee substitutes and desserts. It also has an interesting taste and texture when eaten raw, which makes it an interesting ingredient for baking cakes and other desserts.