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?
Metheglin, a mead or honey wine that is infused with herbs, is an ideal way to gain the many medicinal benefits of plants while also enjoying their unique flavours and aromas.
Phil Lorenz of Nectar Creek describes what goes into making mead and also what the process entails. A love of fermentation, bees, and agriculture led to the creation of his meadery.
Elderberry mead is a great drink: delicious and nutritious, and cures what ails ya! Great choice for when you feel yourself coming down with a cold and need some rest.
Light versus dark, honey versus sugar, low alcohol versus boozy: Penny has it all covered in this HOMEGROWN 101 on making traditional Finnish mead.