Foraging

Ultimate Guide to Identifying Elderflower

Use this simple guide to confidently identify elderflower… then make the most fantastic summer drink you’ve ever tasted! How to Recognise Elderflower – the tree, the flowers, the leaves Plants which can be confused with Elderflower – plants often mistaken for elderflower   Elderflower Identification What does an elder tree look like? The elder (also…… Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Identifying Elderflower

Beverages · Foraging

Homemade Elderflower Cordial

I am not a floral person. Don’t get me wrong… I love flowers! But floral dresses/curtains/upholstery? Not me. And floral flavours? Definitely not my thing. Rosewater in my ice cream? No thank you. Lavender in my shortbread? I’ll pass… The one exception to my floral rule? Elderflower. This beautiful, delicately scented flower creates the most…… Continue reading Homemade Elderflower Cordial