Remove any crushed or moldy berries and store berries unwashed in a single layer, loosely covered with paper towel and plastic wrap. Lasts up to 3 days. Preparation Tip:
Wash gently and quickly, and never soak in water.
Bake whole berries into pies and cobblers, or add them to cakes and muffins.
Simmer with savory spices to use as a sauce on pork or red meat. Infuse light spirits or muddle with mint and lime for a refreshing beverage.
Great for jams and canning. Did you know...
Blackberries contain salicyates which can cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to aspirin.
"Batology” is the taxonomic study of blackberries—there are over 1,000 known species! Culinary Compatibility:
Cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, cloves, ginger, mint, coriander, and lime. Complementary fruits include cranberries, pink grapefruit, and apples. Health Information:
One cup has seven grams of fibre. High in vitamin C, folate and a source of iron, potassium and calcium.