Lots of vegetables are ripening in the garden this time of the year. Tomatoes are growing like crazy. Besides making tomato sauce, I like to make what I call “Whatever is left in the garden salsa”. It consists of the most abundant produce growing in
The recipe makes a thick, syrupy vinegar - similar to a sweet & sticky balsamic glaze or shrub/'drinking vinegar'. It's an interesting sweet, spicy & savoury addition to so many dishes - from a dash or 2 in a meat marinade to a goats cheese salad.
Forget any misconceptions you have about this wild flower. It is not likely responsible for anyone's hay fever. It is just a beautiful perennial which is also edible. This is the first of a series of recipes using this much misunderstood plant.