Cherry Blossom Syrup

Cherry Blossom Syrup

A little while back I would have been the first to complain that foragers seem to be obsessed with making everything into a syrup - especially flowers. However, I've gradually learned that it's one of the best ways of harnessing and preserving the flavour of many of nature's best, and most fleeting specialties. Making syrups [...]

Elderflowers and Making Cordial: All You Need To Know

Elderflowers and Making Cordial: All You Need To Know

Every summer, I make a batch of elderflower cordial and it has become a bit of a lovely summer tradition in our household. The delicate syrup diluted in some refreshing soda water really makes a summer day. Homemade elderflower cordial has become quite popular over the past few years during the elderflower season, and this [...]

Rhubarb Cordial

Rhubarb Cordial

Rhubarb is one of my absolute favourite things to grow and eat. It is such a hardy plant that is ready before a lot of fruit and veg in the spring and it just keeps on giving. Its unique flavour is perfect to brighten up a dull day, or any day for that matter. Full [...]