Right now our hedgerows are laden with plump sloes and jewel-like elderberries, so it's the perfect time to make this wonderful warming liqueur that will be ready for Christmas.
Closeup of blackthorn aka sloe aka prunus spinosa sweden 20050924 - Prunus spinosa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The humble Kilner jar has myriad uses from cocktail canisters in the hippest of bars and chuntney pots in retro restaurants to table centers full of flowers, cosmetics holders and much much more.
Alcohol free Sloe Syrup - Harvesting the Blackthorn by
4 make-your-own hedgerow liqueurs for the autumn
Our Virgin Vegetable Grower falls for a wlld autumn harvest
Homemade blackberry gin-- perfect use for those wild blackberries behind my house.
Sloe berries are not usually ready for picking until later in the year, but the fine summer and ample rainfall of the past few weeks has encouraged the berries to ripen early. They are often used in gin, jelly and puddings