Rita attributes the difference between Newfoundland and Labrador bakeapples to climate.
Bakeapples (also known as bog-apple, yellowberry and cloudberry, particularly in Scandinavia, and baked apple berry), for example, composed of large drupelets or pericarps, have a form similar to raspberries and blackberries.
My visit on August 20, 2001, which coincided with the arrival of three tour buses, provided me the opportunity to explain what bakeapples are to a tourist from Quebec.
Not only are edible berries fundamentally healthful, but even hitherto unknown (to visitors) varieties, such as partridgeberries and bakeapples, come in familiar shapes, sizes and colours.
Look for roadside stands in midsummer, or pick your own blueberries, strawberries, partridgeberries or bakeapples (Karr 2002: 9).
On the headlands and in the bogs berries ripened in billions, wild currants, gooseberries, ground hurts, cranberries, marshberries, partridgeberries, squashberries, late wild strawberries, crowberries, cloudy bakeapples stiff above maroon leaves.
The setting also provides Wavey and the aunt an opportunity to discuss the great value placed on bakeapples, as well as another Newfoundland tradition, "berry ocky.
Agnis girl, last fall they paid ninety dollars a gallon for bakeapples.
The berries ripen one after the other across the province as the summer winds down and autumn begins: first the wild strawberries, blackberries and currants, followed by the highly prized bakeapples, (11) then raspberries, succeeded by squashberries and blueberries, and lastly corne the partridgeberries and marshberries (Gray 1977: 9,13; Omohundro 1994: 163-167; Pocius 1991: 127-130).
Although bakeapples and partridgeberries are not unique to Newfoundland and Labrador even in the Canadian context, (15) as noted above, they are an important and frequently touted element of traditional regional cuisine.
Because I mean we can get partridgeberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, squashberries, bakeapples .