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    Strawberries

    Post by graham64 on Sat Jan 30 2016, 23:33

    Not usually impressed with Spanish strawberries but I got some from Asda called Victory and they are not bad at all, not the dark colour of the normal Spanish ones sweeter and not as hard overall, worth a try if your missing English varieties  Cool


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    Re: Strawberries

    Post by Jan1 on Sun Jan 31 2016, 12:34

    Just love strawberries, raspberries, blue berries ... even blackberries with a nice helping of double cream !

    So thanks for the tip here re the ones at Asda Smile

    Perhaps have to make a strawberry sponge cake ?

    http://lowcarbdiabetic.forumotion.co.uk/t310-strawberry-sponge-cake?highlight=strawberry+sponge+cake


    http://thelowcarbdiabetic.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/oh-no-not-strawberry-lowcarb-sponge.html

    All the best Jan
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    Re: Strawberries

    Post by Andy12345 on Sun Jan 31 2016, 18:48

    until the spring I've given up on fresh berries, I'm on the frozen ones, they are much stronger, i only ever eat them in yogurt and they are perfect as the yogurt dilutes the strength, i was sick of hard strawberries, that gone rotten a day after buying them, maybe get the boss to buy some of those and try them, as i do love a strawberry, thanks mate
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    Post by chris c on Sun Jan 31 2016, 19:31

    My mother had a fetish for never eating strawberries until Wimbledon. I must confess some of the out-of-season ones can be pretty mediocre, she had a point, but with the increase in glasshouses I do tend to eat them over a longer season.

    My favourite is Elsanta but there are some other varieties which are quite good - and some that are well below average. I'll have a look and see if these are in the Co-Op.
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    Re: Strawberries

    Post by Jan1 on Tue Jul 18 2017, 22:22

    We've been enjoying British strawberries for some few weeks now ...
    I usually look for Elsanta or Sonata but this week I bought the Murano variety, and they taste good, especially when served with some double cream sunny

    All the best Jan
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    Re: Strawberries

    Post by chris c on Wed Jul 19 2017, 22:43

    I got some Elsantas! And clotted cream! Add some ground flaxseed and drizzle with brandy and summer is here!
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    Re: Strawberries

    Post by Jan1 on Sat Jul 22 2017, 19:04

    @chris c wrote:I got some Elsantas! And clotted cream! Add some ground flaxseed and drizzle with brandy and summer is here!

    Sounds delicious ...

    We have enough in the fridge for tonights meal ... soon to be served, but then I need to replenish strawwberry supplies  sunny

    All the best Jan

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