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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

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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Youwill need some patience, as youwill have to wait two years between planting and your first harvest, but grown properly each plant should produce 5kg (11lbs) of gooseberries.
Most people think gooseberries are small, green and sour because until recently only poor-quality varieties were available in the United States.
When selecting fresh gooseberries during the summer, look for fairly firm berries with an even color.
The Moreberries 'Yellow & Red Gooseberries' provide the slightly earlier maturing 'Lady Sun' (late June/early July) with its sunny yellow colour and sweetness and 'Captivator', which starts to ripen at the end of the 'Lady Sun' harvest, so you can enjoy gooseberries for a longer season, in July and August.
Fill the case with the pork and then sprinkle the gooseberries on the top and slightly press into the pork.
Black and redcurrants, and gooseberries, are propagated in winter from hardwood cuttings.
You may be surprised to know that gooseberries work fantastically well with such distinctive flavours as goat's cheese, and even mackerel, so, if you are feeling like something a little unusual this weekend, why not give our first recipe for Gooseberry and Goat's Cheese Mousse a try?
The bouquet is grass and elderflower, with hints of ripe gooseberries and asparagus, with a grapefruit finish.
1 Toss the gooseberries with the caster sugar then 2 spread over the bottom of a medium sized ovenproof baking dish and sprinkle with the water.
Owner Chris |some of his gooseberries. Other facilities: Shop, tea room with homemade bakery, play area, garden plants, farm animals, tractor rides, three acre maize maze.
Lammas Harvest is a Berliner Weiss style of beer, a traditional slightly sour beer type from Germany but with an added twist of gooseberries, lemon thyme and hops from America, New Zealand and Britain.