Traditional South African Gooseberry Jam Recipe
Native to Peru and Chile, today gooseberries grow in 34 out of 54 African countries.
Gooseberry fruit is covered in its own papery husk which is botanically called the calyx; the flavor is delicious bittersweet and pleasant with a unique tomato pineapple like blend.
All parts of the plant, except the fruit, are poisonous. The fruit is usually eaten raw or cooked in pies, cakes, jellies, and jams. The fruit is rich in vitamin A, and vitamin C.
Gooseberries grow naturally in tropical regions around the world grown for its fruit to use in many recipes and medicinally.
Traditional Gooseberry Jam