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Food glossary

Currants

Currants

These are dried muscatel grapes and although they are smaller, sweeter and tangier than raisins, they can be used in place of chopped raisins.

Uses: In cakes, puddings and in salads and in savoury rice dishes.

To store: Keep in a dry, cool place, once opened store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.