Tag: elder flower

Elderflower, Rose & Fig Leaf Energy Balls Ingredients: 1 cup of rolled oats 1/2 cup of ground almonds (or other nuts/seeds of choice or more oats) 2 tablespoons dried rose petals 1 1/2 cups of dates or figs (if not medjool dates then soak in hot water for ~10mins beforehand)…

Vegan Elderflower & Lemon Drizzle Cake A delicious wild and vegan elderfower and lemon drizzle cake that is great with a nice cup of tea on a sunny spring afternoon. Ingredients: 200g plain flour 50g ground almonds 2 teaspoons baking powder 200g sugar 1-2 tablespoons fresh or dried elderflowers (optional)…

Elderflower Syrup Recipe This recipe is a brilliant way to use up a serious glut of elderflowers whilst preserving the flavour in a concentrated form for use throughout the entire year. This is probably the most common thing I make with elderflowers because you can use it really easy way…

Elderflower Marmalade For tips on identifying Elder correctly click here Elderflower season is only short but it’s a real joyous time of the year, it’s the beginning of summer and we’re gifted with beautifully scented blooms of elderflower covering the countryside. We advise everyone to make Elderflower cordial or syrup…

Elderflower, Pea & Asparagus Risotto A sweet and luxurious risotto that captures the best of the seasons elderflower and some delicious early peas to create a delicious meal!   Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 6-8 heads of elderflower (+ 1-2 additional heads to serve) Vegetable stock  1 onion, finely chopped…

Elderflower Gin Recipe Most of us have probably tried an Elderflower Gin or two by now and the flavour has become linked with the idea of a British summer. It’s fantastic with tonic and a sprig of rhubarb or with frozen strawberries. However, the flavour is always better when you’ve…

How to Make Elderflower Cordial Elder Flowers come in to bloom once a year and you can really tell when they’re here. The elder tree is quite literally a mass of flowering blooms throughout June. Their bloom signals the beginning of summer and it’s with anticipation of the summer that…

Elderflower Lemonade A zesty flavour that will cleanse your palette, refresh and hydrate your body and a hot summers day, perfect at a BBQ or when you have friends over. Ingredients per 1ltr: 50g Caster Sugar 2 Lemons 4 Elderflower Heads 1 teaspoon salt 1 litre Water Method: Chop the…

Elder Flower Sparkling Wine This is by far my favourite sparkling version of a wild wine you can make, I currently make 25ltrs of this stuff every year, and it barely lasts for half of the year. It goes down well at every occasions from a dinner party to an…

Elder flower fritters Elderflower fritters are the quickest thing to make with elderflower, you can literally have them from the tree to fritters within 5 minutes – they couldn’t be more freshly picked. These are a brilliant as a midday snack and work brilliantly as a key to getting kids…

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