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


Identifying Elderflower

Use this simple guide to confidently identify elderflower (then make the most fantastic summer drink you’ve ever tasted!): How to Identify Elderflower Plants which can be confused with Elderflower Tips for Picking Elderflower Yearly Comments Tree: The Elder is a somewhat scraggy, untidy-looking tree which doesn’t usually have a single, main trunk. Instead, several stems…… Continue reading Identifying Elderflower