Mellow, honey/apricot like in flavour, this berry is argueably the most cherished of all the Newfoundland wildberry varieties. An excellent topping for ice cream, pancakes and crepes or use as a cooking sauce. Made in Newfoundland. 135mL.
Anglicized from the French, 'baie qu'appelle...' meaning, 'what is this berry called..?', is internationally known as a 'Cloudberry'. It is similar in appearance to a rather large raspberry and has what some say a distinct honey/apricot-like flavour. Others claim its unique delectableness is beyond compare. The color is orange/yellow and grows one berry to a plant approximately 3-4" high. Bakeapples are members of the rose family having close relatives such as the raspberry, blackberry, nagoonberry, and thimbleberry. Male and female flowers grow seperately with each plant growing a single white, five petalled flower from the tip of the stem. The fruit is red when unripe and turns a soft golden orange at maturity. They are generally ready for picking around mid August. Bakeapples occupy a variety of moist northern tundra and peat bog habitats. These berries are extremely rich in vitamin C and contain few calories.
About the Producers:
The Dark Tickle Company prides itself on its selection of products featuring the unique wild berries of the Great Northern Peninsula. These berries are hand-picked by a network of over 100 individuals, which greatly supports the local economy. All products are processed locally using the highest quality ingredients. Berry picking has historically been a strong tradition in the area, and Dark Tickle aims to bring the distinct, vibrant tastes to the world through its products.