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By Yaakov Levine
Chronicle columnist 

Nutritionally Speaking: Red currant scones, anyone?


July 18, 2019

Red currants: Coming to us in a small package - while offering a burst of sweet-tart flavor - these red berries have a long and flavorful history.

Enjoyed in the Lorraine province of France since the 1300s as Lorraine jelly or Bar-le-duc jelly, red currants are also championed by the British. Enjoyed there as a flavorful topping for their Sunday roast lamb, it is easy to prepare by combining red currants and sugar with boiling water and simmering until thick.

The German beverage Johannisbeer Schorle or John's berry, which they traditionally add to soda, gets its name from its ripening date...

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