Category: foraging

Dandelion 2

Drink Weeds

As I look out of my office window into my back garden/yard I don’t see an ugly patch of weeds like most others will, I see a cocktail cabinet full to the brim of...

Elderflower Liquor and The Elderflower Tom Collins 7

Elderflower Liquor and The Elderflower Tom Collins

Elderflowers are generally in bloom when the warmer weather decides to stay. Their delicate scent drifting in the gentle spring morning breeze and lightly perfuming the air. I wonder if this is why we...

What is the Nitrous Oxide/C02 infuser? 7

What is the Nitrous Oxide/C02 infuser?

What is the Nitrous Oxide/CO2 infuser? Just a month ago I got a new bit of kit, a Nitrous Oxide (laughing gas) infuser. It uses both Co2 and Nitrous Oxide canisters and it makes infusions...

How to identify Sloes to make sloe gin etc 27

How to identify Sloes to make sloe gin etc

How to identify Sloes Before you can make your sloe gin, sloe wine or sloe anything then really you have to know how to identify Sloes.  DON’T FORGET I CONDUCT GIN SAFARI evenings to...

Wild Festival cocktails 3

Wild Festival cocktails

As I write midsummer has just passed and that means one thing, we are right in the middle of festival season, wild festival cocktail season! Dolly might have wowed the crowds at Glastonbury and...

Cleavers Juice – A recipe from Booze for Free 0

Cleavers Juice – A recipe from Booze for Free

Not every recipe in Booze for Free is for booze, there are a number of soft drinks there too and here is one of them Cleavers Juice. I thought I might even add a...