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Regional Flavours: Cloudberries

   |   By Caroline Larouche

The first people to pick cloudberries (Rubus chamaemorus) were the Innu, who called this perennial shekuteu, which means “fire” in their language. Cloudberries are also known by several other names: bakeapple or bake-apple berry in Atlantic Canada, knotberry or knoutberry in England, and averin, evron or highland gold in Scotland. They are also one of several species known as salmonberries.

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