Ribes Family: Uva-Crispa

Uva Crispa? Big, juicy, tart but so sweet when it's the right time, prickly but pretty too... Gooseberries - the real ones, not cape! I'm a big fan of these delicious berries, and as with the other family members, they grow well in conditions few food plants relish. Gooseberries hail from colder climates and are... Continue Reading →

Ribes Family: Rubrum

As you may guess from last week's post, we're continuing with my friends the Ribes. I like to imagine Rubrum as the younger sibling, maybe even twins! One redhead - the redcurrant - and one blond - the white varieties. Where Nigrum is big, dark and really nice raw or dried, Rubrum is better in... Continue Reading →

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