Organic Cape gooseberries
Grown on our French farm, jewel-bright cape gooseberries (or physalis) pack a sweet-sour punch.
Organic cape gooseberries (or physalis) grown on our French farm. These bright orange berries hold great promise, wrapped in their natural paper casing. They have a sweet-sour punch that’s a lovely palate cleanser or after dinner treat. They’re especially good served alongside chocolate cake, crumbles and puddings to counterbalance the richness.
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How to prepare
Open the husk slightly before serving to show the berry peeking out for attractive effect. Remove husks before eating.
Grown by Riverford in the Vendée, La Boutinard, France
Le Boutinard is Riverford’s organic farm in the Vendée region of France, 20 miles north of La Rochelle. The brilliant French grower team, led by Marco Altamirano, supply our boxes with loads of colourful veg throughout the year. There’s lettuces, sweet mini peppers, cucumbers, broad beans, aubergines, autumn squashes – plus some of our favourite unusual treats of the year, including Padron peppers, physalis and tangy Mexican-style tomatillos.
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