Small, smooth silver frosted blue-black berry with a sweet juice. Use fresh on fruit and cheese platters, fruit salads. In muffins, pies, mixed with other berries in Summer Pudding.
Sold in punnets, choose plump, firm good coloured berries. Check base of punnet for mould or spoilage.
Store covered under refrigeration. Use as soon as possible as rapid deterioration can occur.
Wash and dry well on absorbent paper if necessary.
Add to poached apple or pear slices top with crumble topping and bake. Wrap in a pancake and served with low-fat vanilla yoghurt.
For other berries see: