How to make Herb Vinegars | Rosie Makes Jam Recipes

Herb Vinegars

Herb vinegars can be made with a mixture of herbs or just a single variety


Fresh, mixed or single, finely chopped
3 tbsp

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  1. Pick the herbs when the weather is dry and preferably sunny.
  2. Tear the leaves or crush to release the flavours.
  3. Choose a light coloured vinegar - white wine, cider or distilled.
  4. Place around 3 tablespoons of the leaves in a large jar and pour over 600ml/1 pint of vinegar.
  5. Seal the jar, and shake the contents regularly over 2-3 weeks.
  6. Strain the contents through fine muslin into a jug, then pour into sterilised bottles and seal.
  7. These vinegars make great additions to salad dressings and also make splendid gifts.

How long will it take to make?

Preparation time:
20 mins
Soaking overnight
not included in total time

How much?

Makes approx 600ml/1 pint

Look after it

Store out of strong sunlight

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Useful links

Versatile Herb Vinegars are best in the useful 150ml vinegar bottle 

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