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Synonyms for bilberry

erect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berries

erect blueberry of western United States having solitary flowers and somewhat sour berries

blue-black berries similar to American blueberries

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A whimberry jelly goes well with simple roast grouse, which is now in season and on my menu from today - now that is what I call heavenly food.
My favourite to follow grouse is a whimberry crme brle - whimberies are a wonderful fruit local to Wales, and also a good feed for the grouse.
This is the brief time of year when the now little heard of whimberry comes into its own, there for the harvesting in places like the Sugar Loaf Mountain near Abergavenny.
My all-time favourite menu, and one I would certainly order as my final supper before being cast off on a desert island, is half a native lobster with lime and coriander butter, roast grouse, and whimberry creme brulee.
The uplands all have swathes of the stunted whimberry (also known as bilberry) bush glowing with fruit at this time of the year.