Fruit cordials are really easy to make and you will never go back to shop bought again - great for children or grandchildren - they love them!
Make single variety or a mix - all are delicious, versatile, and capture the essence of early Summer
The cloves are ground with the mustard seeds to make a warm, intense, aromatic mustard
A light, summery flavour perfect for baked salmon, or lemon vinaigrette on hot new potatoes
If your son is anything like mine, you will have to hide these until they have matured!
This vinegar is such a great colour and flavour, one of the first in the preserving year
This wonderfully fragrant vinegar is fantastic in salad dressings or drizzled over salmon before baking in the oven
This is a sweetened version of Raspberry Vinegar traditionally poured over Yorkshire Pudding, it is also delicious with hot water added and taken as a soothing drink
This pesto is one of the best things I have ever made and elevates even simple pasta to a delicious meal
A sweetened version of blackcurrant vinegar with the added depths provided by fresh bay
More of a mustard pickle, this traditional Italian preserve is surprising, delicious and addictive!
Gingered Up with coriander, cardomom, black pepper and fresh ginger this chutney is hot and fruity!
A delicious light, summery chutney - great to make if you have a glut of courgettes
So easy to make, citrus cordials are absolutely unlike anything commercially produced
A dark, unctious, glossy chutney just perfect with Christmas buffets
Nothing like the . . .er . . .best known make - this has fantastic flavour, an authentic colour good enough to eat on its own
Light and refreshing, the classic flavour of Summer - barbeques, tennis parties, Summer weddings - make plenty