Make this blackberry gin recipe ahead of Christmas with just three ingredients and it will be ready to enjoy over ice or as a dop in a glass of fizz over the festive period. It will keep for a month so label accordingly.
This sloe gin recipe takes just ten minutes to prepare and anything up to three months to infuse. Sloes, the hard, blue-black fruit of the blackthorn, appear from the end of September/early October depending on the weather and where you live in the UK.
Adding a hint of cucumber to this limeade kicks this refreshing summer drink up a notch. - Tradtional Home ® / Photo: Michael Garland What a great way to add cucumber. I never thought of slicing the cucumber longways.
ELDERFLOWER GIN a recipe Ingredients: bottle of gin Around 20 elderflower heads zest of 1 lemon 4 tbsp sugar Remove blooms from stems, and add to sterilised bottle or jar. Mix in sugar & lemon zest, then pour over the gin. Leave to steep for 7 days,