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gooseberry:

see currantcurrant,
northern shrub of the family Saxifragaceae (saxifrage family), of the same genus (Ribes) as the gooseberry bush. The tart berries of the currant may be black, white, or red; the white gooseberry becomes purple when mature.
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gooseberry

gooseberry

red, white, black. Related to currants. Spiny stems with sharp spines, “Prickly” berries look like semi-translucent grapes, with little hairs on them and veins showing through their skin. Many small seeds inside. Bell-shaped flowers grow 1-3 together. Bush 3-10 feet (1-3m). High vitamin C, fiber, potassium (nerves, muscle). Darker ones are high in anti-oxidants (anti-aging). Used for eye and vision problems like macular degeneration, cataracts, and glaucoma. Anti-fungal, anti-yeast, neutralize toxins, flush toxins, anti-inflammatory.

gooseberry

[′güs‚ber·ē]
(botany)
The common name for about six species of thorny, spreading bushes of the genus Ribes in the order Rosales, producing small, acidic, edible fruit.

gooseberry

1. a Eurasian shrub, Ribes uva-crispa (or R. grossularia), having greenish, purple-tinged flowers and ovoid yellow-green or red-purple berries: family Grossulariaceae
2. 
a. the berry of this plant
b. (as modifier): #5gooseberry jam
3. Cape gooseberry a tropical American solanaceous plant, Physalis peruviana, naturalized in southern Africa, having yellow flowers and edible yellow berries
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Overripe fruits become very soft with a floury texture and insipid flavor soon after harvest (Kader, 2002), situation that also occurs with cape gooseberry fruits, which leads to quality, sensory and nutritional losses in the fruits as well as profit losses to the production system.
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GOOSEBERRY FOOL INGREDIENTS 450g gooseberries 350ml double cream 100g soft goats' cheese 2tbsp runny honey 25g butter (softened) 2tsp rosewater 2tbsp sugar 20g flaked almonds (optional) METHOD Place the gooseberries and sugar in a heavy-based pan over a low heat.
For the poached gooseberries: 500g fresh gooseberries, topped and tailed 350g unrefined golden caster sugar 50ml water (or elderflower liqueur) The juice of 1 lemon For the gooseberry curd: 400g poached gooseberries The juice of 1 lemon 2 fresh, free-range eggs 2 fresh, free-range egg yolks 125g unsalted butter, diced and chilled For the fool: 250ml whipping cream A few tablespoons gooseberry curd For the Breton shortbread: 600g butter, diced, at room temperature 200g unrefined golden caster sugar, plus a little extra 700g plain flour 100g ground rice A pinch of Maldon salt Extras: A whisk Storage jars A suitable deep-sided baking tray for the shortbread Method: First, prepare the shortbread.
Some chefs serve spring mackerel with a seasonal gooseberry sauce.
The sauvignon blanc from Valle Central is smooth and rounded with grapefruit and gooseberry flavours and a long finish.
FOOL GOOSEBERRY Serves 6 500g gooseberries icing 4 tbsp sugar ?