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Strasberries Will Become The New "It" Berry

No, Not Strawberries, Strasberries

Do you prefer strawberries or raspberries? If you can't decide then let me introduce you to strasberries, the fruit that falls somewhere between strawberries and raspberries. The fruit was "born" in the early 1900s, but disappeared from markets until Dutch farmers rediscovered them several years ago. Originally a type of wild strawberry, the strasberries have become a big hit in Europe due to their "unique, aromatic flavour." If you're interested in trying them, you'll have to head across the pond to London. Waitrose — a British supermarket chain — is selling the fruit in 17 of their London outlets; a 4oz basket will retail for £4 (about $8).

I don't know about you guys, but I can't wait until someone imports these to the US. I want to make a strasberry shortcake!


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Pepper Pepper 9 years
Sounds like something from Willy Wonka.
Tech Tech 9 years
I'm in love! The best of both fruit worlds!
ilanac13 ilanac13 9 years
i love the concept of this cute little fruit and if there's a more flavorful element to it - than that's even better!
thatsmajor thatsmajor 9 years
Oh man... I want to try these so bad!! Somebody bring them over quickly please!!!!!!
guinnevere guinnevere 9 years
i'm going to have to agree with everyone else- they look JUST LIKE wild strawberries we used to have everywhere in maine... which were amazingly sweet little jewels of flavor. we used to eat them on the deck over the river with fresh cream while our swimsuits dried on our brown little bodies. holy crap those were the days.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 9 years
Yum yum gimme some. Let us know when they come to USA.
Sun_Sun Sun_Sun 9 years
well they look cute :)
will205 will205 9 years
i want to try them!
heineken67 heineken67 9 years
We grew ones that looked like that in our garden when I was growing up. Wish I hadn't become allergic to berries... :(
Advah Advah 9 years
I'd def try them!
starbright14 starbright14 9 years
GrapeBubbleGum GrapeBubbleGum 9 years
these are so cute and I'd love to try them! I'm always up for new things :)
RosaDilia RosaDilia 9 years
I bet they are sour.
lrcaraway lrcaraway 9 years
I forgot what they were called but I saw strawberries and tomatoes combined together this weekend at the supermarket. they looked like tomatoes that were shaped like strawberries and still on their vine. they were too expensive to experiment with.
Pistil Pistil 9 years
Yeah, I was wondering where they grow, because they look like the wild strawberries that grow on my grandparent's acreage.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Those are so cute! I bet my hubs will ♥ them!
CoconutPie CoconutPie 9 years
They look like the tiny wild strawberries that my parents have everywhere on their land. Aren't they the same?
Gabriela14815884 Gabriela14815884 9 years
Sounds yummy!
ALSW ALSW 9 years
Sounds great!
almost-famous almost-famous 9 years
They are probably bitter on the inside.
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
love both of them! what a great combo!
silly3 silly3 9 years
Those sound AMAZING!
annebreal annebreal 9 years
Oh man, strawberries and raspberries are my favorite fruits! These look adorable, I want one.
ur_momm ur_momm 9 years
wow i cant wait either,these look great!
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