Healthy living

Cherry

Large, sweet and juicy berry with inedible pip and stems attached. Eat fresh, salads, fruit and cheese platters, desserts.

Varieties

  • Rons Seedling
  • SV Margaret: deep red to burgundy
  • Napoleon: a white variety

Selection

Choose plump, firm cherries with fresh green stems. Avoid over ripe and split fruit.

Storage

Wash just prior to using. Store in airtight container under refrigeration for a short time only.

Serving suggestion

Combine poached cherries with reduced-fat ricotta cheese and a little grated nutmeg. Use mixture to fill a crepe or sandwich hot cakes. Drizzle with reduced cherry liquid before serving.


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