A large 1/2-1 inch long purple to black berry with large seeds. The blackberry is the largest of the wild berries.
Season: June - September
How to select: Look for plump deep-colored berries. If the hulls are still attached, it means the berries are not ripe.
How to store: Best used immediately, but can be stored in a single-layer, covered lightly in the refrigerator for 1-2 days.
Matches well with: apples, cinnamon, cream, custard, honey, lemon, milk, muesli, oranges, peaches, raspberries, strawberries, sugar
Substitutions: loganberry, boysenberry, mulberry, raspberry, youngberry, olallieberry, dewberry