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Berry Pulp

What do you do with the seedy pulp left over from straining berries when making sorbetti?

I’ve been busy the last few weeks stockpiling… 261 more words


Frozen Berries

There are a few things I miss about my life back in the UK, berries being one of them. My garden back home is filled with berries – raspberries, strawberries, loganberries, blueberries, gooseberries, blackberries and red and black currants. 444 more words


Spring has sprung

It’s spring time and we’re busy on the farm preparing for the next berry season. In the past months we’ve pruned thousands of currant and gooseberry bushes. 19 more words

In 2007 Two Kiwi Schoolgirls exposed GlaxoSmithKline's false vitamin C claims with hardly any found in their Ribena

Given Ribena’s advertising claims that “the blackcurrants in Ribena have four times the vitamin C of oranges”, they were astonished after discovering there was hardly any, and wrote to the manufacturers, … 228 more words


Hot buttered toast with a good blob of Black Currant Jam

A lot of things are demanding my attention in the garden at the moment as the festive season neglect is slowly coming to an end.   I’m torn between doing a systematic overhaul one bed at a time so the garden is back to where it should be in an orderly fashion, or running about tending to the most urgent things first.  1,185 more words

Sarah The Gardener


Quick bite in a jar – cottage cheese with black currants.


Oatmeal with black currants for breakfast. And sandwiches with salad and slice of cheese.