I came across a bakery in Calabria once that was filled with the scent of elderflowers. I was intrigued and found out they were making elderflower bread. Delicious. This recipe is a ciabatta-based version of this. There is also a sweetish variety in Lombardy called pan meino, using cornmeal flour and polenta, there is a recipe here. Continue reading elderflower sourdough bread
This is a great cordial that preserves the taste of spring for all seasons. This recipe is for one 10-liter bucket. Continue reading elderflower syrup
1 pineapple, peeled, cored and cubed
200 ml elderflower cordial diluted to drinking strength
juice of 1 lemon
Put pineapple with elderflower in a 180’C oven for 15 mins or just tender. Add lemon juice to taste.
Serve with drained yoghurt or vanilla icecream