Elderberries have a reputation for being an amazing cold and flu remedy. They taste pretty good when cooked, so they are often made into jams, jellies, or classic elderberry wine. I decided to make an elderberry cordial.
Lovely recipe for elderflower syrup, but it also goes on to talk about fermenting the syrup into wine, then adding it to fresh elderberries to ferment it further into a rich, complex vinegar that will age really well. It also talks about the toxicity of e
Get an early start on warming winter drinks - elderberry CORDIAL. A cordial is basically a syrup you can use to make a drink, a juice. I think I'll use it as an inspiration in making other cordials, like plum or blackberry as I have lots of them.