Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
The berries of the Hawthorn tree have been used for thousands of years in the Greek culture to treat a variety of health issues.I used the Hawthorn berries we foraged in Devon, to make a honey infused syrup.
A recipe for hawthorn jelly. A companion post to my earlier one on foraging for haws.
In September in south-central Ontario hawthorn bushes are full of ripe, scarlet haws that make an excellent jelly. Here's my guide to foraging for haws.