Cloudberries are called the
Gold of the forest in Scandinavia. These delicious berries grow in marshes, which makes them hard to pick in large quantities.
Cloudberries are culinarily classified as berries but are botanically classified as a fruit.
The fruit is initially red and hard, but as it matures it becomes more yellow, softer and juicy.
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Cloudberries Are Also Called
- Nordic berry
- Knotberry or Knoutberry
- Aqpik or Low-bush Salmonberry
- Averin or Evron
What Cloudberries Are Used For
The ripe berries are mainly used for the production of jams, but also for liqueur. The leaves of the cloudberry bush is also dried to make delicious and nutritious tea.
Cloudberries are also often used for desserts, drinks, and it's a perfect match with vanilla ice-cream. Add waffles with the ice-cream, and the result will taste sublime!
By squeezing the berries, you get a delicious vitamin juice worth its weight in gold.
How Do Cloudberries Differ From Other Berries?
If we won't mention the obvious answer about cloudberries not being berries at all. They do tend to be used as berries. So how do they differ from other berries?
Cloudberries only grow in northern climates. They grow slowly in the northern hemisphere and have a high content of vitamin C.
Cloudberries Aren't Cultivated Which Makes Them Expensive
Cloudberries are not often grown or cultivated. They grow almost exclusively in the wild.
Cloudberries aren't easily accessible when you want to pick some. They like moist fields and thrive in mosses and marshes.
It means there are no machines that can pick them, so the berries are picked by hand.
It makes cloudberry an expensive natural resource, which in turn makes for a hefty premium when you buy products with the real deal.
Read All Our Articles About Cloudberries
Below you'll find all our articles about cloudberries -
The Gold Of The Forest.
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What Do Cloudberries Taste Like?
There is something special about cloudberries. Have you ever tasted them? We explore the taste of cloudberries! See the results of our care omnia taste tests of two cloudberry jams, traditional and raw-stirred, crumble pie, marmalade, and parfait in What Do Cloudberries Taste Like? [5 Care Omnia Taste Tests!]
Where Do Cloudberries Grow Naturally?
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8 Amazing Things You Can Do With Cloudberries
Have you got hold of the beautiful golden cloudberries and don't know what to do with them? We got 8 AMAZING ideas for you; Jam, Raw-stirred, Marmalade, Pie, Parfait, Tea, Sauce, and Muffins. All with Recipes! Check them out in 8 Amazing Things You Can Do With Cloudberries [w/ Recipes]