Valentine Warner’s Elderflower Cordial Recipe

British strawberries may herald the start of Wimbledon, Henley and lazy days of leather on willow but, according to folklore, it is the Elderflower which heralds the start of British summer. This year to help celebrate the six week Elderflower harvest, Belvoir has enlisted the skills of Valentine Warner, the chef known for his love […]

Gorse

The coconut scented flowers of Gorse are ideal for making a wonderful summer cordial and tasty wine, as well as sprinkling in salads and colouring pace eggs. Gorse ( Ulex europaeus ) can be found growing along motorway embankments, colonising scrub and hillside and is a common shrub in many UK hedgerows. Gorse is also […]