Blackberry season has sprung up once more. Late August is when they finally ripen to perfection and this seems to be a damn fine year for them. Seriously, they’re huge. Something must be done with them, something delicious. Like Cake. Angel food cake specifically. It’s simple to make, guaranteed to make a splash at parties and with lots of room to add ingenuity.
Blackberry season is almost upon us and I am more than usually excited for it. I seldom can summon the gumption to harvest most of the other local berries that ripen throughout the summer. Although I always sample any of the huckleberries, salal berries, thimble berries and salmon berries while hiking the trails in and near my city I never seems to make a point of grabbing enough to really play with them in my kitchen. Blackberries are different though. Sometime in the next few weeks there will be a steady flow of blackberry themed goodies flowing through these parts. Continue reading