This is a non-alcoholic drink, really a kind of simple syrup, that is meant to be added to cocktails or to sparkling water. Children love it, mixed with sparkling mineral water, on special occasions, and many adults do, too.
Grapefruit and lemon add a little bit of tart to balance out the could-be-too-flowery flavor of steeped elderflower blossoms, but whether you make infused simple syrup or your own liqueur, the flavor is bright, sweet summer all the way.
A quick and easy rhubarb and elderflower compote recipe. This seasonal Summer recipe is ready in less than 30 minutes and great served over a good vanilla ice cream or Greek yogurt for a simple dessert.
I have seen a lot of good things in my back yard lately. I decided to just go take some photos of the wild edibles there, so I could show you. Who knows? Maybe you’ll see some familiar plants and find some food or medicine in your own back yard.