Commonly called the Sour Cherry. The morello cherry was introduced in Britain by the Romans around 50AD and became popular in Tudor times. A more sour fruit than the more common sweet cherry due to a higher acid content. Dried fruit is used in cooking and the fruit and fruit syrup is used in liqueurs.
Thought to have originated in France. It was brought to England at the end of the 1700s. Fruits have white, distinctly green tinged flesh which is very firm, coarse-textured and a little juicy and acid. It cooks well, having a strong aroma when cooking. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government [...]
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In 1809, the same year that Charles Darwin was born and Captain William Bligh was Govenor of NSW, a young English girl called Mary Anne Brailsford planted some apple pips in a pot. For almost fifty years, one of those apple seedlings flourished in the family’s garden at Southwell near Nottingham in Britain. By about [...]