Author Archives: A Kissing Tree

Berries for Babies and Children

Berries are the tiny heroes of the forest that have saved the lives of many wayward travellers.  Throughout history berries have been cultivated for long enough so that we can enjoy isolated strains of perfect strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries. Besides being delicious and nutritious, berries come with an additional accolade that makes them a […]

The Fascinating History of Homemade Jams

The Fascinating History of Homemade Jams and Why Berry Jams Are a Prized Find Preserving fruits for later consumption is as old as human civilization. Early city dwellers had interest in prolonging the life of fruits for commercial reasons. The Fertile Crescent in the Middle East owes its epitet ‘cradle of civilization’ because people there […]