Felix Lingonberries Jam, 10 oz, small Jar
Lingonberries have a delicious flavor that combines both sweetness and tartness. They have ripened during the intense summer of northern Sweden, where the sun never sets. Because they are plentiful in the forested areas of the Swedish inland, lingonberries are collected for jam. It is spread over pancakes, or it may be served as a relish with meat courses such as meatballs, beef stew or liver dishes. Regionally, they are even served with fried herring. The jam is also used on mashed potatoes and the traditional oatmeal porridge.
Ingredients: Wild lingonberries, sugar, fruit pectin.
Product of Sweden
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