And we tasted our first-ever mulberries…

… because the OH brought some for us from Delhi, when he returned from a work-related visit yesterday. 🙂

One more fruit added to our ‘new fruits tasted’ list. They are quite sweet and juicy, some with a hint of sourness, a delight to eat. 🙂

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34 thoughts on “And we tasted our first-ever mulberries…

  1. I had my first taste of mulberries way back in the early 90s, only to be forgotten and never to be found again. At that time I did not even know they were Mulberries.

    Found them again growing in Panchgani in 2009! They are gorgeous. Panchgani/Mahabaleshwar is perhaps the only cultivating region in India! I love them… unfortunately they grow only for a very short period and are cultivated in limited quantity.

    We Indians miss out on Mulberries, Blueberries, Blackberries and Strawberries to a large extent because our cultivators are ignorant!

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    1. @Aditya

      I am not sure if our cultivators are ignorant. Maybe the weather conditions in other parts of the country are not suitable to mulberry cultivation? After all, many Indian fruits, like mangoes, are not available in some other countries, right?

      I am dying to visit Panchgani and Mahabaleshwar. Have heard so much about these places – never went. 😦

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  2. Shetoot!!! That is what we used to call them as kids. We had a tree in the backyard we used to all hang out off of it all summer, eating whenever we felt like. haaayyyeeee!!! my mouth is watering and how I wish I could have some now.

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  3. I thought I had eaten mulberries and realized that what I have eaten are really miniature versions of those in the photo. Ha ha. Not sure whether ey are mulberries or miniberries. Something to mul(l) 😉
    I love the joy that comes with trying new fruits too 🙂

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  4. ohhhhhhhhhh i love them… they r best wen completely ripped… all black.. ehhhhmmmm… 🙂 😀 muh mein paani aa gaya 🙂 😛 have childhood memories with them; hanging on the trees, plucking them n eating them directly.. 🙂 :D.. now i dont find them nywhere… 😦

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  5. We had a mulberry tree back at my grand parents place.. Many a happy summer afternoons were spent with the cousins.. pulling those branches down and popping them straight into our mouths..

    Such happy memories your post has revived 🙂

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    1. @R’s Mom

      He he.. thanks! 🙂

      I don’t think they are very commonly available in India. Luckily, they were in season and available in Delhi just when the OH visited. For this alone, I forgive him for leaving me alone at home and going on tour. 😛 😀

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  6. Have to admit this is the very first time I see mulberries. The only thing I know about mulberry trees is that silkworms feed on their leaves. We have plenty of mulberry trees in southern Greece, but I’ve never seen their fruit sold in markets or elsewhere. They certainly look delicious!

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  7. Wonderful, aren’t they? We used to have mulberry trees in our home in Delhi and as kids we would pick them off branches and if no adult was looking… Lightly brush them and pop them straight into our mouths. No patience to wash before eating!

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