An edible amber-coloured fruit that grows best in arctic tundra and tastes best on pancakes
You may recognise this antioxidant little berry from the Finnish €2 coin or the Scottish Highlands when you hiked ”Beinn nan Oighreag” (meaning Hill of Cloudberries) but . . . if you haven’t heard of it – don’t fret, because neither had I.
This fruit, a distant relative of raspberries and blackberries, is regularly found in acidic soil and is most commonly eaten in cold climate countries. It tends to grow in mountainous regions, and prefers the likes of: Japan, Nordic countries, the Scottish Highlands, Greenland, and northern Canada. Basically if this berry had an Instagram account, it’d be followed by all the major adventure photographers and be the coolest traveller going. Maybe there’s an idea in this . . . (I’ll keep you posted).
As the most sought after berry in Sweden, this delicacy is used to mark special occasions in Swedish culture. Because cloudberries are so coveted, and not to mention faffy, Swedes tend to buy them frozen or as jam, known as Hjor