Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Redcurrant ( Ribes rubrum )

Fruit Warehouse| Redcurrant ( Ribes rubrum ) | An established bush can Produce 3-4 kilos of berries from mid to late summer.  The redcurrant (or red currant), Ribes rubrum, is a member of the genus Ribes in the gooseberry family Grossulariaceae, native to parts of western Europe (Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Northern Italy, Northern Spain, Portugal and Poland).

There are Several other similar native species in Europe, Asia and North America, also with edible fruit, though usually Considered to have an inferior flavor. These include Ribes spicatum (northern Europe and northern Asia), Ribes alpinum (Northern Europe), R. schlechtendalii (Northeast Europe), R. multiflorum (Southeast Europe), R. petraeum (southwest Europe) and R. triste (North America: Newfoundland to Alaska and southward in mountains). The white currant is also a cultivar of Ribes rubrum.

The albino variant of redcurrant, Often Referred to as white currant, tart flavor has the same sweetness but with the Greater.  In the United Kingdom, redcurrant jelly is a condiment served with lamb Traditionally in a Sunday roast. In German-speaking areas, syrup or nectar derived from the red currant is added to soda water and enjoyed as a refreshing drink named Johannisbeerenschorle. 


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