Tag Archives: Elderflower

Elderflower Fizz … made with Black Lace

There is a fantastic pair of elderflower ‘Black Lace’ bushes, albeit ~ 12 foot tall, growing on either side of the entrance to the Soame greenhouse in the walled garden at Wimpole. I pass them all of the time, but … Continue reading

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When life gives you lemons, make elderflower champagne

As the hedgerows start to light up with plate-sized heads of elderflower (Sambucus nigra) waving like a circus act in the gusting winds, it is time to collect or buy bottles ready to make Elderflower Fizz. Elderflower Fizz is a … Continue reading

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