The initial draining process is particularly important here, otherwise the blitzed gooseberries
will be much too runny and the whole effect ruined.
Grown in a cool climate, it makes delightfully sharp, tangy dry whites, with distinctive flavours of grass, elderflowers and gooseberries
Plants containing genes introduced from American gooseberries
were found to have larger numbers of caterpillars feeding on them, but these insects were significantly smaller than those feeding on the genetically pure British gooseberries
They also want to know which gooseberries
taste best .
If you can't use all your gooseberries
in the next couple of weeks, they freeze very well.
Scatter the whole gooseberries
over the base of the tart and pour over the custard mixture before baking for 25-30 minutes.
I've also had gooseberries
with rare game - a surprisingly winning combination from two unique and strong flavours.
Remove lower branches on gooseberries
to keep good air circulation and help prevent gooseberry mildew and also check daily for the first signs of gooseberry sawfly caterpillars.
The harvest arrives with a rush, first, gooseberries
, then red and black currants, followed by loganberries, Worcester berries and blueberries, if the attention of the blackbirds can be diverted elsewhere.
99 off at pounds 5 until Tuesday) is ripe with gooseberries
, nettle herbs, and citrus.
are easy to grow and produce a bounty of fruit for up to 25 years.
Just imagine, steaming gooseberries
in a vanilla-rich syrup, cascading out from a pastry casing that's light and fluffy around the sides and deliciously soggy on the bottom where the juices have seeped in.
The bouquet is like elderflower cordial, with a fruit flavour of tart gooseberries
, elderflower and a hint of lime.
, currants, strawberries and soft fruits with netting to keep birds at bay.
I learned my lesson many years ago when an enthusiastic wine group, much taken with a Sauvignon Blanc poured for them by a leading Californian winemaker, said it tasted of gooseberries