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... an abundance of Summer Berries

"Happiness is like Jam - You can't spread even a little without getting some on yourself!" 'Summer Fruits' usually describes a mixture of summer berries, typically blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, redcurrants, blackcurrants and blackberries. We are still stuck in London due to Covid_19 and missing Sicily very much but one thing that helps getting over "Sicily Syndrome" (the sickness of missing Sicily. I made that up) is picking the abundance of blackberries from the bramble bushes that grow around the back of our garden in London.  But don't tell anyone they are my little secret. In any case they are well guarded by our dog Daisy.  I cannot remember these brambles being there when we first moved into our home but each year they multiply in size and yield more and more delicious plump berries.  In Sicily we do not have these kind of blackberries but we do have are mulberries.  Mulberries translated into Italian is Gelsi . It is not known how th