Redcurrant Cordial

I’d had a romantic vision in my mind about making redcurrant cordial, something more in keeping with the ¬†word ‘cordial’. What I hadn’t anticipated was the 7 kilos (15 pounds) of redcurrants my single bush would yield under not very thorough picking. The simple recipe (see below) became a more complicated logistical matter of our…

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Redcurrant and Galileo

There are events and opportunities that demand attention in the moment they occur. One of those is processing and preserving fresh garden produce. It doesn’t matter whether there are a multitude of other worthy distractions, the fruit won’t wait. So in spite of our current heat wave, I’ve been at the stove, processing the bounty…

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