Day 333: Ginkgo Berries

fallen ginkgo leaves and berries on the sidewalk after the rain

(c) 2012 Pat Soberanis

Remember those trees that turn bright yellow in fall? They produce these round, pale-pink – and very stinky – berries, which look lovely on a rain-soaked sidewalk. I’ve seen Asian women collect these berries by the bagful, so I looked up recipes online and discovered that it’s the nut, not the stinky berry, that is treasured in Asian cuisine.

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