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Follow along the, Today is Sourdough Day!! I do love The Little Herb Farm’s (Pittenweem) one ‘Mulled Bramble Vinegar’ but I have just made a red currant one with star anise, bay and vanilla and its pretty good. To this I added 175 grams of sugar. haha, I’m trying to pluck up the nerve to try this. After last night's presidental debate, Andrew and, (#ad) #Grassfed buttery deliciousness elevates thi, Breakfast and Snack Ideas: easy, nutritious and delicious, Breast Cancer:Treatment-related Nutrition Issues, Easy to Chew and Easy to Swallow Recipe Ideas, Eating Well with a Colostomy or Ileostomy, Pesticides In Foods – A Quick Guide to Cleaner Eating, Store-cupboard Staples for the Cancer-fighting Kitchen, Successful Snacking – Balancing Your Blood Sugar, Challenges To Eating – Practical Advice for Those On Treatment, Cooking for Maximum Nutrition/Culinary Synergies, iHerb, Good Buys, Food, Health & Chitchats - Page 296 -, 2015 foodie moments and munching on pork belly | Food Eat Love, Cranberry Creme Balsamic Vinegar – Food Variety (6) – Pies and Prejudice, Orange and Double Chocolate Brownies (wholegrain & gluten-free) | food to glow, Homemade Passion Fruit Vinegar | Fruit Vinegar |, Juicy Teriyaki Portobello Mushroom Burgers with Homemade Wasabi Mayo, Sweet Potato and Kale Panzanella Salad with Keto Croutons, Celeriac and Apple Tartare – a perfect winter side dish, Rainbow Noodle Bowl with Spicy Peanut Butter Sauce, Keto Tortilla Chips + Roasted Tomato Salsa – Game Day Snacks, Ridiculously Good Low-Carb Chocolate Brownies, Cauliflower and Blue Cheese Loaf (low-carb and gluten-free), Easy Sheet Pan Mediterranean Fish (low-carb), Sichuan Tomatoes and Tofu (vegan and low-carb), Cauliflower Gnocchi with Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce. You'll find tips for slashing heating bills, growing fresh, natural produce at home, and more. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. Learning how to make fruit vinegar is easy. Cheers for sharing . I totally agree with you about fruit vinegars, yum!

I bet you’ll be vinegaring everything given half a chance! I just infuse smashed berries and bruised herbs in apple cider vinegar for a week, stirring every day, then strain and keep in the fridge. This is quicker but takes a longer time of maturing to get the requisite deep flavour you probably want. I did too. As for the sweetness. International Subscribers - Click Here Crushing, bruising, or slicing herbs and fruit can hasten the infusion time, but it will take at least ten days for the vinegar to come to fruition. Vinegar … ), Optional equipment: large sieve or jelly bag stand (see below). Strawberry and basil; whitecurrant and lemon thyme; gooseberry and lemon balm – delicious on some fresh salad leaves! You may want to make enough to give away to discerning friends too.

See below for other possible combinations, as well as plenty of ideas of how to use your vinegar. Maybe I’ll need to make both…I’ve never been good at choosing between two yummy things! Also, I guess I should add, none of these are alcoholic. Sandra. What a dreich* autumn day needs is a warming, fill, It's #chocolateweek on #GBBO. Measure the fruit vinegar and pour it into a non-reactive saucepan.

To this I added 175 grams of sugar. Cheap too. Boil gently and steadily for ten minutes. 500g (4 cups) raspberries or other berries, brushed gently with a pastry brush to remove any unwanted bits; for stripping currants from their racemes, see image below. I couldn’t resist a gently squeeze (in a hurry); you will see that it is a tad cloudy. Such gorgeous colours!! About Flavoring Vinegar with Fruit. Fast forward and vinegar is now a hot commodity, flavored with fruit such as: When flavoring vinegar with fruit, it is advisable to use frozen fruit.

Bring the vinegar slowly to a gentle boil, stirring with a wooden spoon occasionally until the sugar completely dissolves. Thanks so much!

Do as for above but add two good sprigs of rosemary to the fruit and vinegar maceration. Great advice in there. I do love a raspberry vinaigrette. Basically, use a fork.

When you make your own gourmet vinegar… Just as I like to see a sticky shelf lined up with mismatched bottles of homemade jams (very Little House On The Prairie), I now like to see a few bottles of brightly-coloured, sharp-sweet fruit vinegar alongside. I may be showing my age but I wouldn’t be without a bottle or two of fruit vinegar. Great idea for a post Kellie.

Small fruit can be left whole or crushed slightly. We let this mixture sit out of direct sunlight for two or three weeks and then strain it through a cheesecloth into a clean container. Always pleasantly amazed, Kellie! This was plenty sweet for us but do add up to 300 grams. I’m a vinegar hater but I was given a bottle of gooseberry vinegar and loved it. Great to hear from you Susan. Unfortunately it’s only available in England, so I had to turn to alternatives. I’ve been pleased with raspberry, raspberry and strawberry combined and even some rhubarb and orange. Apple cider is milder in flavor but has a less than desirable muddy, amber hue. Cover the bowl with cling film/saran wrap and leave to macerate for 4-7 days. No spam, ads or sales. Also, I use turmeric for my joints. Love Niki’ s idea. Well you can make them with most any fruit, so no need to wait til summer is upon you. Thanks for your interest. But, if you are as greedy and childish as I am you won’t be able to resist drinking it hot off the spoon. The vinegar … Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Some people have a tablespoon a day medicinally, but not sure I’d go that far .

As long as you use it within a year and use sterilized bottles it should be fine. I got my red currants from a neighbour’s allotment. It’s really easy so I hope you give it a go. I am thinking that a flourish of raspberry vinegar might be a nice foil for a sweet dessert risotto.

In Britain it would definitely be ‘fish and chips’.

I thought I wouldn’t get any comments on this one , No way, you have me so excited!!! It’s what I use for the base of my fruit vinegars. Not sure what to do with extra fruit? Stir once or twice.

Flavored vinegar infused with fruit. 1. Seal and store in a cool dark place. I think Raspberries top Strawberries.. love the pictures. Brilliant, I’ve been wondering what to do with all my surplus red currants …….that’s the weekend sorted out for me, and I love some of your other flavour combination suggestions….yummy! So clean and refreshing.

You can make this vinegar without sugar too. Just healthy recipes! love this, i’d definitely like to give this vinegar-making a try. Homemade fruit vinegar –like good wine, to which it is related – improves with age. For instance, a gooseberry vinegar will need more than a strawberry one. Already a Member? They add such a unique taste without the extra calories. I buy it and its wonderful with walnut for light summer salads and on steamed veggies. Eve, West Sussex, Hi Eve. Now I am going to try gooseberry for my next experiment. Find more gardening information on Gardening Know How: Keep up to date with all that's happening in and around the garden.