Blackberries are dark, almost black in colour. The blackberry has a sweet-sour flavour, is very juicy and aromatic.
Blackberries - fresh from Pfalzmarkt
The riper the fruits when harvested, the sweeter they are. Blackberries are particularly well suited for jams and as a topping for gateaux.
Blackberries are ripe when the exterior of the fruit is plump and shiny.