Elderflower Vinegar

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Carved Angel Cookery Book

By Joyce Molyneux

Published 1990

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Method

This is one of the best ways to capture the heady, early summer fragrance of elderflowers. Use the muscat-scented vinegar to dress salads, or deglaze pans, or in the Elderflower Dressing above.

On a dry, sunny day, pick a generous bunch of creamy white heads of elderflower in their prime. Shake each one gently before you take