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May 11, 2012 - Alcohol, Jelly, Spring, Wild    1 Comment

Sweet Woodruff Vodka Jelly

Having foraged some Sweet Woodruff around Bristol recently, meant while left drying, my whole flat was taken over by its delicate scent of vanilla, Amaretto, rose, and lime. I just couldn’t resist making some Sweet Woodruff Vodka Jelly, a party staple from Germany. It looks and tastes so innocent but don’t be fooled, it contains plenty of vodka and is not for the fainthearted.

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May 4, 2012 - Foraging, Spring, Wild    3 Comments

Meet the Master of the Woods – Sweet Woodruff

After weeks of rain and many hours of sitting down in the office, I really needed to get out for a quick stroll in the woods around Bristol the first second the sun showed its face again. I was delighted to discover Sweet Woodruff, a pretty little herb which reminds me of my childhood as it’s very popular in Germany. I’m sure you’ve come across it yourself without even noticing or knowing its delicious little secret.

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