Healthy Food Database
Fresh currants are small, tart, red, black or white berries belonging to the gooseberry family. Blackcurrants are used to make Cassis liqueur. Most fresh currants are used in jams, jellies and preserves, and also for their juice. Redcurrants are the key ingredient of Cumberland sauce. Currants grow wild in Europe and north Asia.
Dried currants are small raisins.
Dried currants are available from most supermarkets, or greengrocers.
Hard to find - look for shiny, taut skins with brilliant colour.
Store for up to a week refrigerated.
Tips & Tricks:
One serve is approximately 0.25 cup.
Nutrition per Per serve:
Monosaturated Fat , g:
Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*
* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.
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