Black crowberry are commonly described as having an "uninteresting" taste, but don't believe a word of it. A tribute to this misunderstood fruit: black crowberry identification, when to pick it, some tasting notes and a recipe to boot.
It's the height of berry season in Newfoundland. The results of our Labour Day foraging trip including photos of the feral and wild fruit on the plant for contextual identification. Bonus recipe for apple-blackberry crumble.
Trap the essence of the long lazy days of summer in this clover and wild rose infused syrup. Take a walk in a meadow to collect the flowers for this recipe. Reminiscent of honey, use as a substitute for corn syrup or, well, honey.