The dried barberries are small fruits that are dark red in color. They are sweet and sour berries that originate from the family of cranberries. They have a sharp flavor and vibrant color which accentuate many dishes and give a wonderful appearance.
Dried barberries also have a delicious tart flavor that complements savory and sweet recipes alike. They are mostly enjoyed in rice dishes, stews or casseroles.
These products can be used in many culinary applications; chocolate making, desserts, ice-cream, chicken, salads, roasted vegetables, and soups. Traditionally, they were highly valued for their high pectin levels and used extensively in jam and jelly making. Their vibrant red color provides color and richness to dishes.
Using a couple scoops of dried barberries can help to mellow out the sweetness of recipes that are too sweet or have a flavor that is overwhelming the dish.
These naturally dried barberries contain no pesticides and no additives of any kind and there is no wrong way to enjoy this healthy addition to your daily diet.