Blackcurrant – the food hero

blackcurrants in dishBlackcurrant recipes

A collection from all over the world

If you don’t know what to do with blackcurrants (in case you have too much of them, or maybe you never cooked with them?), you might type “blackcurrant recipe” in your search engine.

Guess what: you may find thousands of them. Because blackcurrants can be used in gastronomy for various  purposes: in dishes, desserts, drinks, jams, preserves… And most extraordinarily, it is not just the berry itself which you can find in many recipes.

The International Blackcurrant Association will never manage to give a comprehensive blackcurrant recipe collection. But we are doing our best to share as much delightful ideas as possible.

Scroll down and select your favorite blackcurrant recipe from the category of your interest. Also, feel free to share the experience with your blackcurrant recipe. You can put them on facebook, twitter, instagram… – and of course invite your family and friends to share your preparation with you!


The blackcurrant has been called a “culinary chameleon”: it has the most wonderful ability in the kitchen.

- Bill Floyd, founding General Manager IBA

Found your favourite Blackcurrant recipe?

Whether you use the berries directly, their juice or coulis, their liqueur, or even dried and crushed blackcurrant buds, known as “blackcurrant pepper”, there is more than enough to discover with our favorite fruit !

Try out any blackcurrant recipe, collected from cooking books, websites and suggested by blackcurrant lovers or famous cooks from all over the world. Once you have started cooking with blackcurrants, you will never finish: there is so much to do with them!

Mouth with teeth holding a blackcurrant

two hands filled with blackcurrants, leaves and flowers

small spoon with blackcurrants in it

Do You have something of interest for us? You want to share your blackcurrant recipe with us? Email us !