Category Archives: Somerset

Elderberry Wine home brewing

Making elderberry wine, foraging for elderberries from around Somerset Continue reading

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Making homemade apple cider vinegar

How to make Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) at home. Simple, easy to follow recipe. Continue reading

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Rosehip and apple jelly

Crab apple and rosehip jelly recipe, made from foraged fruits gathered around Somerset, UK. Continue reading

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Blackberry Wine and Apple Cider Vinegar making

What I have been brewing up of late – crab apple cider vinegar, and dry blackberry wine. Continue reading

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Homebrewing and foraging rosehip wine

Rosehip wine brewed at home I think ‘rose hip wine’ has to be the most adventurous of the foraged wine making I have attempted so far. The must has now been racked and the cereal-y smell created throughout the fermenting process has … Continue reading

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Making and bottling elderflower cordial

Elderflower cordial – (simple but messy) Elder is a tree that I have only learned to recognise recently, and it was fuelled by my determination to make and bottle some of the (drinkable) British Classics. First on this list was elderflower cordial. Elderflower … Continue reading

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Foraged fruit jelly (crab apple, elderberry, plum and blackberry)

How to make a pectin-rich jelly using glut summer fruit, picked locally. Continue reading

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