Originally posted on Around The World in 80 Flavors:
Thanks to my local Ikea store (yeah, the furniture guys), the lingonberry was recently discovered in the form of a jam. Their cafe serves it alongside those famous swedish meatballs. Yum! There was a brief moment of hesitancy, but if cranberries pair well with turkey then lingonberries could easily be a tasty addition to meatballs, right? RIGHT!
Not only that, they are berry nutritious. Yeah, couldn’t help myself on that one. According to Dr Oz (see link below), they have a significant amount of vitamin E, Vitamin C, & manganese. They are also a good source of fiber. Hear it from the man himself: Dr Oz talks Lingonberries.
So where can you get hold of this superfruit? With cool temps, lots of space and a little patience–four to seven years to be exact–you can grow your own! If you don’t have…
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