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Christmas-ready liqueurs from the hedgerows!

Now’s the perfect time to get all your home-made liqueurs ready for Christmas. The blackthorn hedges near us are full of fat, ripe sloe berries for making sloe vodka or gin – check out the recipe here from the archive. … Continue reading

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It’s sloe vodka time!

Making sloe vodka Traditionalists maintain that you should wait to pick sloe berries until after the first frosts, however, it’s October and there’s no sign of frost on the horizon so now seems like as good a time as any! … Continue reading

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