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.
As the last of the lemons hang like a hundred little lanterns, we pick them into woven baskets and blend them with lavender flowers to make Lemon-Lavender Marmalade. A colorful, elegant tasting marmalade, this end of summer recipe is sure to delight!
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.
The pretty flowery onion vinegar is a snap to make (2 ingredients!) & great used as a finish to pan sautéd proteins, greens & veggies. Also works well in salad dressings & dirty martinis with a chive blossom pickle sunk in the bottom of the glass.
Got a few kids to keep busy, or a lovely summer day with no plans? Pick a few handfuls of honeysuckle and make honeysuckle infused sugar. A great topping for cookies, or to sugar the rim of a cocktail glass!
I enjoy making my own concoctions at home. Infusions are very easy to make as you simply combine ingredients in a jar and let it sit for a while. I came across this post and couldn’t resist trying out a raspberry infused vinegar.