You can buy frozen gooseberries
, of course (though I tend not to).
99) has herbaceous and grassy aromas, with flavours of elderflowers, gooseberries
and lemon curd.
This is a disease that effectively killed the commercial growing of gooseberries
in the UK and turned the fruit from a national favourite into an unusual novelty.
Eric is an expert on gooseberries
and his advice is sought from enthusiasts all around the world.
Chicken escalopes need a tangy accompaniment - and nothing fits the bill like gooseberries
2ozs sulphate of potash per bush and spray against American gooseberry mildew as flowers open.
also have a short season which starts at the end of June and finishes at the end of this month.
and enjoy your bumper crop of gooseberries
later in the year.
You will need 1 onion, finely chopped, 1 tbsp yellow mustard seeds, 1 tsp all-spice, 200ml (7fl oz) white wine vinegar, 175g (6oz) caster sugar, 900g (2 lbs) gooseberries
and the juice of two limes.
Place the gooseberries
in a stainless-steel saucepan, add the granulated sugar and heat until the fruit starts to burst.
GOOSEBERRY, ELDERFLOWER AND VANILLA FOOL (Serves 6) 300g gooseberries
, topped and tailed 2tbsp caster sugar 3tbsp elderflower cordial 300ml double cream ' vanilla extract 250ml fresh vanilla custard (buy in tubs from the chiller cabinet) Method Put the gooseberries
in a pan with the sugar and 2tbsp water.
WE are offering two varieties of classic British summer-fruiting gooseberries
So I would always go for rhubarb, gooseberries
or any of the tangy currants to make my ideal version.
On blackcurrants, crush the colonies of greenfly under the curling leaves and on gooseberries
trim off the tips of shoots, which can also become infected with mildew.
At this time of year I will have been making large quantities of Elderflower cordial and I use this to poach the gooseberries