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The perfect cherry is rounded with a slight heart shape and dimple at its stem end. The size can range from one to three centimeters in diameter. The skin is thin and taut with deep red coloring and brilliant sheen. The inner flesh's color palate is a range of rouge tones. The firm yet juicy pulp surrounds a single stone which may cling tightly or easily pull away depending upon variety. The cherry's flavor is bright and pleasantly sweet tart, mimicking notes of currant, plum, raspberry and blackberry.
Cherries are available year-round with a peak season in late spring and summer.
All cherries are members of the family, Prunus and are descendents of the wild cherry, Prunus avium. They are classified as stone fruits, alongside apricots, plums, peaches and almonds. There are hundreds of cherry cultivars that have evolved naturally and have been developed to improve flavor quality, texture, ability to resist disease and to extend cherry seasons. The most common cherry cultivars are Bing and Brooks, though in the supermarket they are simply labeled 'cherries'. Farmers market varieties include early season cherries such as Sequoia and Sweetheart, cherries named for growing regions such as Tulare and of course, cherries that are named for the cherry developers themselves, such as the Lapin cherry.
Cherries contain anthocyanins, the red pigment inherently found within berries. Anthocyanins are potent antioxidants that are being heavily researched for their potential health benefits, including anti-inflammation and pain reduction. Cherries are also a good source of vitamins A and C, calcium and iron.
Cherries are incredibly versatile extending uses into sweet and savory recipes, raw or cooked preparations, and may be found fresh, dried, frozen, preserved or even pickled. Their inherent sweetness pairs well with strong game meats, most notable water fowl such as duck. It also balances well against salty and creamy cheeses such as burrata, feta, mascarpone and brie. They cook down into silky jams, jellies, pie fillings, dessert toppings, and even chutney or barbecue sauce. They can be preserved in maraschino liqueur or even brandy for cocktails or baking applications. Cherries also pair well with other stone fruit, basil, hazelnut oil, pine nuts, fennel, pistachios, arugula, yogurt, cream, dark chocolate and berries such as blueberry and blackberry.
One of the most famous cherry trees is the Japanese Sakura, which is known for its bountiful spring blossoms. Picnicking under a blooming Sakura or Ume tree is a centuries old practice known as hanami. Hanami gatherings and festivals celebrate the beauty of the cherry blossom as the blossoms are a metaphor for the ephemeral nature of life. Though the Sakura trees are highly renowned for their blossoms, they do not produce fruit.
Cherries are native to China. First documentation of cultivation dates back to 4000 B.C. Cherries were brought through ancient trade routes into Turkey, which is known as the crossroads of Asia and Europe as it has historically been the center of major trade routes. Cherries are named after Cerasus, an agriculturally rich province in northern Turkey along the coast of the Black Sea. Cherry trees flourish in Mediterranean climates and temperate climatic zones that experience four seasons.
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|Pali Wine Company||San Diego CA||310-893-0038|
|Brothers' Provisions||San Diego CA||855-850-2767|
|Mr A's Pastry||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
|AToN Center Inc.||Encinitas CA||858-759-5017|
|Cloak and Petal||San Diego CA||619-501-5505|
|Extraordinary Desserts Union St.||San Diego CA||619-294-7001|
|Park Hyatt Aviara||Carlsbad CA||760-448-1234|
|Solterra Winery + Kitchen||Encinitas CA||760-230-2970|
|The Crossings||Carlsbad CA||760-444-1800|
|Catamaran||San Diego CA||858-488-1081|
|Paradise Point Employee||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Trust Restaurant||San Diego CA||609-780-7572|
|Little Lion||San Diego CA||619-519-4079|
|Two Seven Eight||San Diego CA||619-278-0080|
|The Farm Golf Club||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-756-5585|
|Root Cellar Catering Co.||San Diego CA||760-846-2092|
|Beach Plum Kitchen||Carlsbad CA||760-931-1362|
|Chateau La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-459-4451|
|Golden Door||San Marcos CA||760-761-4142|
|Firefly Beach||San Diego CA||619-222-6440|
|Ballast Point Restaurant - Little Italy||San Diego CA||619-298-2337|
|Ranch Catering||San Diego CA||858-491-9100|
|Catania La Jolla||La Jolla CA||619-295-3173|
|Lauberge Del MarLauberge||Del Mar CA||858-259-1515|
|Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District||El Cajon CA||619-644-7585|
|Stone Brewing-Liberty Station||San Diego CA||619-269-2100|
|The Lion Share||San Diego CA||619-564-6924|
|Tom Hams Light House||San Diego CA||619-291-9110|
|Wrench and Rodent||Oceanside CA||760-840-1976|
|Del Mar Country Club||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-759-5500 x207|
|Rancho Valencia||Del Mar CA||858-756-1123|
|Mission Ave Bar and Grill||Oceanside CA||760-637-2222|
|Hash House A Go Go||San Diego CA||619-298-4646|
|Culinary Concepts||San Diego CA||858-530-1885|
|The Patio Marketplace||San Diego CA||858-270-9900|
|Ballast Point Restaurant - Miramar||San Diego CA||858-790-6900|
|Sheraton Carlsbad (20/20)||Carlsbad CA||760-827-2400|
|Town & Country Cold Prep||San Diego CA||619-291-7131|
|PFC Fitness Camp||Carlsbad CA||888-488-8936|
|Wine Vault & Bistro||San Diego CA||619-295-3939|
|Eddie V's Prime Seafood||San Diego CA||619-615-0281|
|Miho Gastrotruck||San Diego CA||619-867-4295|
|Brigantine La Mesa||La Mesa CA||619-465-1935|
|Michele Coulon Dessertier||San Diego CA||858-456-5098|
|Sheraton La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-453-5500|
|Counterpoint||San Diego CA||619-564-6722|
|Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort||Carlsbad CA||760-602-0800|
|Luce||San Diego CA||619-275-2094|
|Hotel Del Coronado 1500 Restaurant||Coronado CA||619-435-6611|
|Coast Catering||Escondido CA||619-295-3173|
|Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club||San Diego CA||858-487-9224|
|Clara Carlsbad||Carlsbad CA||760-470-9143|
|Four Seasons Residence Club||Carlsbad CA||760-603-3700|
|Stake Chophouse & Bar||Coronado CA||619-522-0077|
|Smoking Gun||San Diego CA||619-276-6700|
|Bleu Boheme||San Diego CA||619-255-4167|
|Herb & Wood||San Diego CA||619-955-8495|
|Georges at the Cove||San Diego CA||858-454-4244|
|Vi At La Jolla Village||San Diego CA||858-646-7700|
|Urban Solace||San Diego CA||619-295-6464|
|Maderas Golf Club||Poway CA||858-451-8100|
|University Club||San Diego CA||619-234-5200|
|Leap Coffee||Carlsbad CA||760-448-6167|
|Ironside Pastry Inc.||San Diego CA||312-852-6308|
|Brigantine Poway||Poway CA||858-486-3066|
|Fireside by The Patio||San Diego CA||858-270-9900|
|Starlite Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-358-9766|
|Addison Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-350-7600|
|Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-759-6063|
|Jake's Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-755-2002|
|The Smoking Goat||San Diego CA||858-232-4220|
|Cafe 21 Adams||San Diego CA||619-640-2121|
|Red Door Friends||San Diego CA||619-295-6000|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Main||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|JSIX American restaurant & Bar||San Diego CA||619-531-8744|
|Sheraton Carlsbad (Banquets)||Carlsbad CA||760-827-2400|
|Pamplemousse Grill||Solana Beach CA||858-792-9090|
|US Grant Hotel Grill||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|Barbarella||San Diego CA||858-454-7373|
|The Roxy Encinitas||Encinitas CA||760-230-2899|
|Waypoint Public||San Diego CA||619-255-8778|
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