On they wandered and on, singing as they went, till at length they found the berries
, and ate heartily.
When night came again I found, with pleasure, that the fire gave light as well as heat and that the discovery of this element was useful to me in my food, for I found some of the offals that the travellers had left had been roasted, and tasted much more savoury than the berries
I gathered from the trees.
My mother set before me a dish of the berries
. I filled my spoon, but before I raised it to my mouth I knew just how they would taste.
The man knew there was no nourishment in the berries, but he chewed them patiently with a hope greater than knowledge and defying experience.
It was composed of stringy filaments saturated with water, like the berries, and devoid of nourishment.
also boosted production of neurons in the hippocampus and of insulin-like growth factor-1 (ILGF-1), which has been associated with learning and memory.
However, when we've tried to freeze them after washing them in the past, the excess water has caused the berries
to freeze in a giant clump, which is a hassle to tear apart when you just want a small handful for a snack.
Soil-water availability affects xylem water supply to the berries
In Christian symbolism, the prickly leaves represent the crown of thorns, the berries
the blood of Jesus.
Big-berried varieties include C microphyllus - the berries
areas big as the leaves - which look even better if the frost clings to them, while C lacteus red berries will endure the harshest winter and C Rothschildianus produces bright yellow berries.
"We need to ensure the separation of colour defects, such as brown berries as well as the removal of stones, sticks, leaves, pine needles and mud balls, which are collected from the forest floor as the berries
in Egypt's Western Desert do ripe earlier than those in the Eastern Desert and Sinai.
NOTE TO SELF: If you would like a combination in the glass of colour and intrigue, make 50% of your ice cubes purple (as above) and for the other 50%, cut the berries
in 1/2 and freeze into water for aesthetic variation.
But, even with the decreasing production of Oregon strawberries, most of which end up being processed into products like jams and ice cream, the berries
still have fiercely loyal fans.
Look for The Berries
in the fridge and not on the shelf, because it is made with natural ingredients.