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Discover new and exciting recipes to make with foraged flavours.

Apple Mint Cordial - Bring botanicals to a simmer in a pan

Apple Mint Cordial

We begin to create our Apple Mint Cordial by striking up the camping stove in a nearby lay-by where we boiled equal parts of water and sugar
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Meadowsweet leaves

Meadowsweet Fizzzzz

However, here we are using meadowsweet in the same way as elderflower, making a meadowsweet sparkling wine, which really is quite simple.
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We steeped in Kilner jars - elderflower champagne

Foraged Mixers - A Light Sparkling Elderflower Wine

The recipe we used for this delightfully light elderflower sparkling wine was adapted by Mark Williams from Roger Phillips book “Wild Food”
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Collecting whin is a prickly experience

Whin Syrup

Another tasty syrup made from foraged Whin that is easy to make and delicious in cocktails with The Botanist dry islay gin
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Wild Violet Syrup

The common dog violet (Viola viviniana) is abundant on Islay in spring. We were out foraging with Ellen Zachos from New York who recommended at least 2 cups full of these tiny little flowers
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