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By ceridwen

Garden forage

My latest challenge is to use these myrtle berries which, I notice,  are at their peak now. What was a tiny shoot given by a friend is now a small tree that brushes our heads as we walk to the porch door.

Popular as an ingredient in Sardinia, myrtle berries have a variety of culinary uses and can feature in sweet, savoury and alcoholic  mediums.

Some of my preserves (foraged from the back of the larder shelves) are very well preserved - see extra. Tastes wonderful!

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