Recipe – Blackberry vinegar

Blackberries cr Judy DarleyTis the season for blackberrying! Ok, a bit late on that, but some shady corners are still fruiting nicely, and if you have any in your fridge or freezer, this recipe might help you turn it into ‘purple wonder juice’.

And what a bumper crop it’s been. Turns out frosty springs and luscious hot summers make berries very, very happy, and in turn, us.

As it happens, I’m not a huge fan of the blackberries themselves (all those pips lodging and crunching, eurgh…), but I absolutely adore the picking lark. What lovelier way to spend a sunny autumnal Sunday? Continue reading