Red Currants are related to the gooseberries. Red currants are native to parts of western Europe. These berries grow in cool regions amongst abundant moisture. They have a red shiny skin and look like small grapes. They grow in clusters and are juicy with a sweet to tart flavor.
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Red Currants are available from Chile, The Netherlands & Portugal.
Fiber, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin C and K.
Red currants grow in clusters and are juicy with a sweet to tart flavor.View Red currants
There are many ways to prepare the red currant. Nevertheless every preparation starts with washing it. When this is done the red currant can be eaten raw, cooked or converted into juice.Consumption
Red currants are commonly eaten out-of-hand. Red currants are sweet and therefore popular for salads, yoghurt, juices, sauces and stuffing cakes and cookies.When to eat
Ripe red currants have a bright red colour. The berry should be firm for eating. Red currants should be stored in the refrigerator.
Did you know?
- Red currants are the key ingredients of Cumberland sauce.
- There are also black and white currants.
- Red currants are often used to decorate a dish