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08/11/2021

  • That sweet ‘rough berry’ the raspberry

    The raspberry is thought to get its name from raspise, which was a sweet wine in the 15th century.  But it may also come from the old English word ‘rasp’ which means rough, so ‘rough berry’.

    Ever wondered why they’re sort of hollow in the middle? It’s because the stem remains on the plant when it’s […]