My Overdue Elderflower Cordial

Quite honestly, I’ve been wanting to make Elderflower cordial since I started gardening. At first I was thwarted by simply not having an Elderberry bush nor living near one that I could ‘borrow’ from. Then a couple of years ago I planted an Elderberry (Black Lace). In the first few years the flowers were too […]

Gooseberry & Elderflower Crumble

When I discovered that mtp housed what seemed like half the UK’s gooseberry bush allocation I was perturbed. What on earth would I do with all those tangy berries? Start a jam-making cottage industry, give them to charity, sell them on the intranet at work? Or, here’s a novel idea, just learn to cook with […]