The Drink Section

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Hedgerow Keep Well Syrup

We have been very lucky to be having a really gorgeous September so far, the last couple of days have been real stunners and it has given me a great opportunity to get out into the countryside and forage, something that anyone that knows me knows that I just love…

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Cherry and Vanilla Liqueur

As promised, here is another boozy recipe, this time a gorgeous cherry and vanilla liqueur. I have recently lost my blogging mojo but as the weather has taken a turn for the worse today, I have decided to bake Paul Hollywoods iced buns http://dianastaveley.blogspot.co.uk/2011/10/iced-fingers-paul-hollywood-recipe.html , must of been inspired by ‘The…

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Turkish Delight Vodka

For me, Christmas is not Christmas without a wrapped polygon shaped box appearing under the Christmas tree. This tradition goes back to my Father, who just loves Turkish Delight, every year my Mum would buy him a box for Christmas Day, she would always have to hide it as Dad…

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Elderflower Champagne

Today is Father’s Day and the sun has disappeared, I think we all need a little something to brighten the day, something to celebrate with and something that truly sums up the true taste of Summer and what could be better than Elderflower Champagne.   This is my first attempt…

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Elderflower Cordial

On the last day of half-term, a glorious barmy hot summers day, Luca and I decided to go for a walk and collect some Elderflowers to make Elderflower Cordial. As you can see from the photo above Luca was an expert Elderflower picker and we had such a lovely afternoon…

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