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Month: October 2013

Rosehip syrup

Rosehip syrup

This week I made rosehip syrup.  Our hedgerows have masses of wild roses and at this time of year the hips are bright red.  Rosehips are an excellent, natural and local source of vitamin C through the winter, much of which is retained in the syrup if the hips are prepared immediately after picking. It’s been raining here for the past week, so I picked the hips in the rain and quickly stopped being too selective and just picked bunches…

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