Ingredient: lemons

Elderflower Cordial

Elderflowers are totally free they grow along most country roads and you may even have one in your garden. About this time of year the white flower heads bloom and they are packed full of fragrant flavour. When the white flowers start to blow off the elderflowers are past their best, then the bitter black elderberry’s pop out –
Elderflower cordial can be mixed with still or sparkling water, blended with dry white wine as a spritzer or used in many a dessert recipe.