Enjoy our slightly sweet and tart cranberry scone infused with lemon.
Suggested Pairings: House-whipped cream
Lemons - Lemons are thought to have first grown in Assam (a region in northeast India), northern Burma or China. A genomic study of the lemon indicates it was a hybrid between bitter orange (sour orange) and citron.
Cranberries - Since 1550, cranberries were a staple for Native Americans, who harvested wild cranberries and used them in a variety of remedies, foods, and drinks.
Cranberries have had a variety of different names since their discovery. Eastern Indians called them "sassamanesh." Cape Cod Pequots and the South Jersey Leni-Lenape tribes named them "ibimi," or bitter berry. The Algonquins of Wisconsin called the fruit "atoqua." But it wasn't until German and Dutch settlers came up with "crane berry," because the vine blossoms resembled the neck,