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Gooseberry is an oval shaped, green-skinned fruit with a red-purple blush to them. Gooseberries can be eaten raw, but tend to be tart in taste, so usually used in puddings - e.g. gooseberry fool - and in jams and also into wine. Gooseberries are picked from late spring to late summer.

Further Reading

Dowell, P., Bailey, A. (1980) The Book of Ingredients, Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 0718119150.