A tiny, firm berry with brilliantly colored, shiny skin and a tart tangy flavor.


  1. Red Currant -Poppyseed Thumbprints

    Red currant jelly graces the center of these traditional Christmas cookies. This recipe using thumbprints is kid friendly.

  2. Currant Glaze for Turkey

    This quick five-ingredient glaze recipe will give your Thanksgiving turkey a beautiful glossy look.

  3. Pork Chops with Currant -Nut Stuffing

    Serve this fancy main dish recipe for two for birthdays, Valentine's Day, and wedding anniversaries. Thick-cut pork chops, stuffed with cornbread, hazelnuts, and currants, have current-ginger glaze.

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  1. 25 Days of Christmas Cookies: Linzer Pinwheels

    Mon, 23 Dec 2013

    Austria, and made deliciously complex with lemon zest and ground hazelnuts and filled with preserves of raspberry, red currant or apricot. The sugar-cookie dough in this recipe skips the ground nuts but has the brightness of lemon zest, and raspberry

  2. Nasty Outbreak of Food Poisoning Hits “World’s Best Restaurant”

    Wed, 13 Mar 2013

    elaborate, highly inventive contemporary take on Scandinavian cuisine (think “squid and unripe sloe berry served with white currant and pine” or “Limfjord oysters and seaweed with gooseberry and buttermilk”). The hours-long tasting menu costs about $267; add another

  3. Learning to Love Rosé (Plus 5 Picks to Put You in the Pink): Wine 101

    Thu, 13 Sep 2012

    fruitful wine is balanced with herbal and spicy notes, and the flavor includes mildly sweet hints of black raspberry and black currant . Perfect pairings: grilled chicken or vegetarian fare • Wolffer Rosé , $15 Summer may be coming to an end, but a glass of this New

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Food Blogs We Love

  1. Roast Leg of Lamb with Apples and Fennel

    Wed, 12 Dec 2012

    Roast Leg of Lamb with Apples and Fennel has wonderful, slightly unexpected flavors, including pomegranate, red currant and lemon.

  2. Sweetly Intoxicating: A Dessert Wine Adventure with Jameson Fink

    Mon, 6 Feb 2012

    assortment of Finnriver dessert wines (Black Currant , Pear, and Blueberry), and some sweetened ..... was a very pleasant beverage. The Black Currant wine was mellow and well-balanced ..... But my favorite combo? The Black- currant wine with prosecco. Nice, very nice

  3. Shirley Temple Cocktail-Inspired Cupcakes

    Tue, 25 Mar 2014

    flavor of the beautiful pink icing that goes on both types of cupcakes. Most grenadine is flavored with pomegranate or black currant juice, so you can expect a fruity-slash-berry sweet-tart flavor. I used Sprite soda in the cupcake batter, which gives

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