A small seedless raisin produced chiefly in California and in the Levant and used in cookery and confectionery; the small edible acid round fruit or berry of certain wild or cultivated shrubs of the genus Ribes.


  1. Maple-Butternut Squash with Kale and Currants

    The maple syrup and currants add a sweet flavor to complement the bitter kale in this side-dish recipe.

  2. Soft Snickerdoodles

    Adding dried currants , dried cranberries, and peanuts to these cookies adds a new twist to the classic recipe.

  3. Irish Soda Bread

    This low-sodium yeast bread has dried currants and raisins. Enjoy it toasted for breakfast or as a side dish for soups and salads.

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  1. Lamb Meatballs with Currants and Pine Nuts from Bluestem Brasserie

    Tue, 20 May 2014

    flavor ingredients like honey and currants . 4. Do use meat that is 80% or ..... tenderness. Lamb Meatballs with Currants and Pine Nuts 1 pound ground lamb ..... toasted 1/3 cup packed dried black currants 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic

  2. Chicken with Honey-Orange Sauce: A Fresh Take on a Familiar Classic

    Mon, 28 Apr 2014

    cinnamon infuses into the subtly sweet orange-wine reduction , the currants soften beautifully, and the flour works to thicken the sauce ever so slightly. I did use currants instead of golden raisins, since I had them on hand, and I added 1/2 teaspoon

  3. Easy Puffed Pancake and a Review of “Nourished Kitchen”

    Fri, 2 May 2014

    recipes that have lost their place over the last several decades, like Portugal Cake—a gorgeous almond cake dotted with currants and spiked with sherry and rosewater. Why do you enjoy making things such as yogurt and kefir at home, foods that we

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Food Blogs We Love

  1. Inspired by currants

    Mon, 9 Jul 2012

    Divide the black raspberries and currants amongst six 6-ounce bowls or ..... raspberries 1/2 cup (60 g) red currants 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime ..... the watermelon, raspberries, currants and lime juice in a blender. Puree

  2. When we turned sugar plums and currants into a crumbly tart

    Mon, 23 Jul 2012

    topping, which worked very well. I am a bit obsessed with currants at the moment. So coveted around here - I treat them like ..... small plums, halved and pitted 1 cup (140 g) red and white currants mixed 3 tablespoons natural cane sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  3. Summer days in Vermont

    Thu, 9 Aug 2012

    stopped at a farm stand where I bought some black raspberries, brandy wine raspberries (new to me and so delicious) and red currants . I knew I had to make a tart with these - the berry and yogurt tart that we shared with Nikole . We stopped at their

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