A Cotswold Year - Charting the seasons in the South Cotswolds


Sunday, 22 October 2017

Sloe berries



There seem to be many Sloe berries in the hedgerows this year. 
The berries resemble a small plum. They can be used for making jams and chutneys but are very sharp. Apparently they are less tart of picked after a frost but I usually find they have shrivelled by this time you can collect them now and freeze them.

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