Do you know the May berry, one of the first small fruits of spring? It is the fruit of a small hardy shrub native to Siberia, also known as “Haskap” or “Edible Honeysuckle”. Discover our easy and quick dessert recipe to make with your harvest!

The harvest of the famous berries:

As its name suggests, the berries are harvested from May, when the small 1 to 2 cm elongated berries turn blue. They are perfectly edible and they have a tart taste close to blueberries. Their pulpit is red in color. They can be eaten raw, dried or cooked. A small fruit still unknown to us that is worth testing.

May berry harvest – Photo: Alsagarden

A simple and quick dessert: Greek yogurt with May berry

Indeed, May berries are a delicious accompaniment to yoghurts by adding a tangy note and a good dose of vitamins. To make our recipe we need: Greek vanilla yogurt, a handful of may berries.

  1. First, pour your Greek yogurt into a cup.
  2. Wash your may berries and then cut a few may berries into small rounds, and mash them delicately with a fork.
  3. Then mix them with your yogurt. You will get a nice red color which in addition to giving taste, will bring a nice red color.
  4. Add some whole may berries and mix everything together.

Good tasting !

Greek yogurt with May berry – Photo: Alsagarden

Do you want to plant may berries in your garden? To find out more, discover our article: May berries, an unknown fruit to plant in your garden.

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