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Black Currants

DetectDave Jun 30, 2007 04:04 AM

I found a source for black currants at my local Italian grocery. I figured they were hard to find so I bought some quite reasonably and now am wondering what I can do with them. Any suggestions from my fellow "hounds"?

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    smartie Jun 30, 2007 06:30 AM

    they are delicious with some sugar and cream.

    how many pounds did you buy?

    if pounds of them, blackcurrant jam is delicious, or buy some other soft fruits and make summer pudding.

    1. mrbozo Jun 30, 2007 11:03 PM

      They go nicely in homemade scones. I substitute maple syrup for sugar when making sweet scones.

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        Agent Orange Jun 30, 2007 11:39 PM

        Blackcurrant (cassis) sorbet is a popular flavor in France, and it is sublime. If you have the equipment, I'd make a batch.

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          DetectDave Jul 1, 2007 02:20 PM

          These are great ideas.Thank you. I only bought about a pound this time but I was amazed to get them for $1.69 a pound. I thought that was pretty reasonable.

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