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?
How to make a fruit-based shrub, aka "drinking vinegar," along with three recipes: blood orange, strawberry-peppercorn, and raspberry-mint.
A tasty rose-colored shrub for cocktails or mocktails.
Capture the sweetness of spring strawberries by quick-pickling them, easily! And then reward yourself with a smashed, pickled strawberry gin cocktail with your freshly pickled berries.
Normally with remaining shrub fruit I toss it, as the vinegar has absorbed all the flavor. This time however I was feeling a bit nibbly and decided to give the vinegared fruit a munch. Delicious!
A seasonal drinking vinegar made with fresh strawberries, balsamic vinegar and peppercorns. The basic recipe can easily be adapted to the season and your taste.
Strawberry cocktail recipes are a perfect summer cocktail. When vintage cocktailia meets new mixology you get a strawberry shrub cocktail.
This drinking vinegar is wonderfully sweet and tangy, and is quickly becoming my beverage of choice on hot days!
This infusion of strawberries, vinegars and sugar is a great way to preserve the (very last) strawberries of the season, and is one of the most surprisingly delicious recipes I've stumbled on in a long time.