[NAFEX] Honeyberry sweetness (sourness)
Lon J. Rombough
lonrom at hevanet.com
Mon Jun 15 12:08:14 EDT 2009
That's why "Honeyberry" is such a poor name. People expect a sweet
fruit, when it's quite acid. Get a quart of them and make a pie. Use
a standard blueberry pie recipe with top and bottom crust. Eaten warm,
the pie surpasses all fruit for aroma and complexity of flavor.
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On Jun 15, 2009, at 8:45 AM, Hilborn.E at epamail.epa.gov wrote:
I had my first taste of honeyberry this year. They were of the variety
"Blue Moon". I tasted them when they became blue - very sour. I waited
and let them sit for another week or so, just until they became a bit
less turgid. Tasted again: much sweeter, not delicious, but OK fresh.
And early, I agree about the timing - it is a gift to have berries in
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