were introduced into the New World by the early settlers and were taken up by the native tribes to treat insect bites, and cure throat infections, hence its common name; Quinsy Berry.
are regarded as one of the easiest soft fruits to produce because harvest is mechanised and the fruit is grown in the open air rather than under plastic.
Tip the blackcurrants
into a heavy-based saucepan with about 100ml of water.
are, in my opinion, by far the best fruit there is.
, rhubarb, peas and broad beans are also available.
Dry, tart flavour with the blackberries and blackcurrants
Turn out onto a plate and decorate with extra blackcurrants
and/or whipped cream before serving.
The fruits and veg on offer to pick include strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, tayberries, loganberries, redcurrants, blackcurrants
, rhubarb, peas and beans.
Carol: One good blackcurrant
bush will yield pounds of fruit when it's established.
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including strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, blueberries, blackcurrants
, tayberries, marionberries, blackberries, plums, damsons, runner beans, peas, sweetcorn, leeks.