Japanese Knotweed & Ginger Vodka Recipe

A frozen shot of this Japanese knotweed & ginger vodka is delicious, and it makes a fragrant drink with tonic or served over ice with a  little lemonade. Try to make the mixture a month before you want it so that the flavours have time to intensify.

Makes 750ml

Ingredients to make Japanese Knotweed & Ginger Vodka

  • 500g knotweed, cut into chunks
  • 200g caster sugar
  • A thumb size of ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 1 x 750ml bottle of vodka

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  1. Put the rhubarb, sugar and ginger into a 1-litre jar and pour in the bottle of vodka. Screw on the lid and put into a cupboard for 1 month.
  2. Strain in to a bottle and serve chilled over ice with soda water or lemonade.

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Everything from Japanese Knotweed Salmon with a knotweed salad, Knotweed rice noodles, knotweed curd with afternoon tea and the list goes on and on.

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