Strawberry fields forever

By Lauraine Jacobs In Recipes

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24th November, 2012
I have fond memories of strawberry picking as a child. With my mother, who would drive miles to find the best produce, we picked our own at the Jakicevich family farm in Glengarry Rd, West Auckland. As kids, we no doubt ate far more berries than we contributed to her haul. The Jakicevichs, who went on to establish Glengarry Wines, also made strawberry bubbly, which Mum would buy to go with Christmas dinner. When my 12-year-old brother opened the bottle one year, he thoughtfully saved us all from being sprayed by drinking the foaming contents. That was an interesting lunch. This past week ...

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