Grapefruit and lemon add a little bit of tart to balance out the could-be-too-flowery flavor of steeped elderflower blossoms, but whether you make infused simple syrup or your own liqueur, the flavor is bright, sweet summer all the way.
These beautiful blossoms offer so many possibilities to the curious cook - drinks, desserts or appetizers. Here is all you need to know about the plant and a couple of ideas on how to use them to get you hooked.
You'll find this interesting edible and medicinal plant growing in the cracks of sidewalks, the edges of roadways, and other disturbed and even compacted soil. Anywhere nothing much else wants to grow. Pineapple weed prefer dry conditions...
Plain or spiced, Black Walnut Nocino (Liqueur de Noix in French) is more bittersweet & tannic than the standard walnut version. It’s kinda like a punch by a nice old Frenchman – sweet & appealingly foreign at first, then wham! Right in the kisser.