Today’s Food Fact:
Cherrie ‘Jubalee’ was credited by Chef Auguste Escoffier, who created the dish for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in 1897
Here are today’s five thing to know about Cherries:
- The cherry is the fruit of many plants of the genus Prunus, and is a fleshy stone fruit.
- The cherry fruits of commerce are usually obtained from a limited number of species, including especially cultivars of the wild cherry, Prunus avium.
- The name ‘cherry’, often as the compound term ‘cherry tree’, may also be applied to many other members of the genus Prunus, or to all embers of the genus as a collective term.
- The fruits of many of these are not cherries, and have other common names, including plum, apricot, peach, and others.
- The name ‘cherry’ is also frequently used in reference to cherry blossom.
Today’s Food History
- 1870 Georges Claude was born. A French engineer, he invented the…
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