Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Making Kombucha with Flower Syrups as the Sugar: Dandelion; Elderflower, Elderberry; Rosemary-Lovage-Mint
A simplified small batch violet syrup perfect for seltzers and beverage creations. It's also really pretty.
Delicately flavored with cinnamon and vanilla, my newest twist on floral syrups. Delicious over pancakes and french toast (or by the spoonful out of the jar).
Simple Syrups can be infused with just about anything. Here, Rose and Lavender from the garden make exotic sweeteners for drinks of all kinds.
Rose hips make for a unique flavor - apples, almonds and rose petals. Use this light syrup to make a refreshing soda or to mix unforgettable cocktails.
Turn foraged Elderflowers into an ethereal syrup a la St. Germain.
Learn how to make homemade rose syrup, jam, and drink concentrate with this easy recipe.
You can drink in spring (quite literally) by foraging violets and honeysuckle for fragrant infused flower syrups. They make the most divine cocktails.
Remember, when you are collecting dandelions, collect then from clean areas. Avoid the edges of roads, areas that may have been sprayed with pesticides, or used by dogs as a loo. Here’s the recipe, I hope you like it
Floral syrups are growing in popularity but there's no guidelines for canning although it's quite popular to do so. Maybe, it's not such a good idea, here's why...