So his mother undressed him, put him to bed, and had the tea-pot brought in, to make him a good cup of Elderflower tea.
On her bosom she had a real Elderflower, and in her yellow waving hair a wreath of the flowers; her eyes were so large and blue that it was a pleasure to look at them; she kissed the boy, and now they were of the same age and felt alike.
wouldn't known elderflower
He believes another benefit of the show is that it demonstrates that bakers can be free to experiment and don't have to stick to tradition.
It has rolled out three flavours - Elderflower
Mint, Peach Ginger and Cold Brew Coffee - in 250ml cans.
Makes 12 Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes For the pastry: 225g/8oz plain flour 50g/2oz icing sugar 100g/4oz butter, diced 2 egg yolks For the filling: 200ml/7fl oz double cream 25g/1oz icing sugar 2 tbsp elderflower
cordial 400g/14oz strawberries, sliced 75g/3oz redcurrant jelly 1.
Melt butter, put in mixing bowl, whisk in caster sugar and elderflower
cordial for at least a minute.
You can dilute elderflower
cordial in water or champagne, or make it into ice lollies.
curd rings INGREDIENTS MAKES 15 For the biscuits: 175g cold butter, cubed 250g plain flour Pinch of salt 100g icing sugar 4tbsp Belvoir Elderflower
Cordial For the elderflower
lemon curd: 75g caster sugar Zest and juice 1 lemon 6tbsp Belvoir Elderflower
Cordial 1tbsp cornflour 25g unsalted butter, cubed 1 large egg, beaten For the buttercream: 50g soft, unsalted butter 100g icing sugar, sifted 2tbsp Belvoir Elderflower
Cordial DIRECTIONS To make the biscuits: in a food processor, whizz the butter, flour, salt, sugar and lemon zest together until the mixture resembles crumbs.
& Raspberry Light Infusions (PS2.49 each, waitrose.com) make a great alternative, containing 30% less sugar than regular elderflower-based drinks.
Top up with the elderflower
water and add the rosemary sprigs.
3 To make the custard, pour the cream and elderflower
cordial into a pan and bring to the boil over a medium heat.
Make the perfect spring cocktail with a spritz of elderflower
and beautiful edible flowers to finish