Warming seasonal tonic with rose scented fragrance making a soothing restorative nurturing concoction; Rosehip Syrup.
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This dish will upheave any belief that vegan food can’t be healthy and nutritious.
- When the cold has got the better of you. A thawing winter tonic that’s just a touch more than a lemon and ginger
- When you fancy seasoning your breakfasts or desserts with a warming syrup that’ll adding a further dimension to your taste buds
- When you’re sat in front of a fire pit. A little extra kick that’ll warm those coggles in no time
Rosehip Syrup was inspired when visiting the Cornish countryside. Rosehips were perched along the roadside waiting to be plucked from their thorny fronds.
This Syrup is a vegan condiment and paleo.
What equipment to use
For this recipe, I suggest:
Cheese nylon cloth or muslin bag
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- 800g rosehips
- 4 litres of filtered water
- 400g raw unrefined cane sugar
- Place the rosehips in 2 litres of filtered water in a large saucepan. Bring to the boil and simmer over a low heat for about an 1 hour.
- Using a masher roughly mash the rosehips. Add another 2 litres of filtered water and continue simmering for a further 1 hour 30 minutes. Allow to cool.
- Using a muslin bag place the rosehip and syrup through into a large saucepan. Squeeze out as much of the liquid as you can. Reserve the liquid and dispose of the pulp.
- Add the sugar to the liquid. Bring to the boil and place into sterilised jars. Keep in the fridge.