Elderflowers’ brief but beautiful moment

Elderflowers have their brief moment of glory every year, and it’s now, with recipes for elderflower cordial and panna cotta

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Elderflowers are having a moment – and it’s now

The elder tree has no pretensions to grandeur. It grows wild in hedges and ditches, along the banks of streams, on the edge of motorways, in forgotten corners of farmyards and abandoned gardens, even in graveyards. Right now, in early summer, it’s having its moment. All of a sudden, in a brief blaze of glory, this rather… Continue reading Elderflowers are having a moment – and it’s now