Traditional and Modern Uses of Blackberry (Bramble)

A short run through of the various parts of Bramble (Rubus fruticosus agg.) that can be used as food, and a unique process you may not have heard of before regarding the use of the leaves. I just want to quickly take you through this amazing plant, bramble or blackberry, Rubus fruticosus agg., which we … Read more

Blackberry Jelly Recipe

Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus) jelly is an incredible taste sensation. Smeared liberally on hot toast with lashings of butter, the flavour is sinfully delicious. This blackberry jelly recipe is a doddle to make. Step 1 Pick 4lb of blackberries. This should take less than 20 minutes if you do it with a friend or family, and … Read more

Blackberry Vinegar Recipe

Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus) vinegar is fantastic added to salad dressings. It can also be used as a thirst quencher on a hot day, and is excellent as a hot drink when you have a cold or the flu. When you notice a cold looming, take 1 tablespoon of blackberry vinegar in a cup of hot … Read more