As the jewels of Iranian cuisine, Barberries aka Zereshk in the Farsi language are a crucial ingredient in everyday cooking – used by chefs in wedding dishes to represent the occasional sourness of life. A true superfood, packed with vitamin C and antioxidants, Barberries are the perfect ingredient when you want a touch of tang.
Pomegranates expensive? Not in season? Why not use these yummy bijoux? These versatile plump berries are pleasantly tart; let them shine and dance on your salads, yoghurt or muesli. Use them in any of your sweet and savoury dishes, and watch the delight as your guests bite into these red gems.
Once opened, the shelf life of the raisins reduces to six months from the opening date. You can extend the shelf life of raisins by storing them in a tightly sealed container in your refrigerator, where they will remain good for up to a year (or dry pantry).