The wild rose jam also goes very well with cheese. The size of 110 g. born to this, you could afford to savor different pairings with the most diverse and flavorful cheeses.
With this particular result of our forests we get this particular cream with the addition of sugar cane to get an all-natural jam in the tradition of Piedmont.
The method used is the classic method used since ancient times for the preservation of fruit. Fruit fact after being carefully washed and clean is simply cooked in a pot with the addition of sugar cane.
We get a product that enhances the flavor of the fruit and the artisan characteristics that only our mothers can match.
All this is proved by the quantity of fruit used; for the production of 100 grams of jam are used 170 grams of fresh wild rose.
It is exceptional the pairing on freshly baked bread, with fresh butter.
It is also a rich and healthy breakfast or a good snack!
Name of the product: Wild rose compote
Category: meat and cheese jam
Net weight: 110 g.
IngredientS: Wild rose, cane sugar
Variety: Wild rose (Rosa canina L.)
Climatic context of the harvest: dry
Date of the harvest: end September
Way of picking: by hand
It ‘s a good match with soft cheeses or sheep vaccines, with Parmesan cheese or Blue cheese
This bush has spread throughout Europe and generally in all temperate zones file.
It ‘a spontaneous species in Italy and is common in all our woods.
The wild rose is a thorny shrub, about 200 cm tall, with woody stems glabrous, often curved and pendants, and deep roots.
The spines are strong, arched, base elongated and compressed laterally. The leaves are composed of 5-7 oval leaflets.
The flowers, single or 2-3, have a diameter of 4-7 cm and are not very fragrant. The corolla is formed by large petals, rose above the lobes, 19-25 x 20-25 mm. Styles woolly and long, are fused together in a cylindrical column.
The wild rose blooms from May to July.
Its fruits, which are used by us, are fleshy and colored bright red (cinorroidi) ripen in late autumn.
The wild rose is used not only in food organoleptic properties pearls (it is very rich in Vitamin C) but also in cosmetics, mainly in the form of decoctions.
Way of production
All the production process is done manually according to the old country tradition of home production. The fruit in copious quantities in the summer was turned into a jam before being consumed in the winter.
The method used is the classic method used since ancient times for the preservation of fruit. The fruit after being thoroughly cleaned and washed are simply cooked in a pot with the addition of sugar cane.
I have been enjoying rose hip jam with blue cheese for the past thirty years and always felt like a bit of a weirdo. Yay!!! I’m not the only one!