Posts Tagged ‘cocktail’


I’ve arrived in Berlin… and so has the elderflower-syrup-filled Hugo cocktail! As I observed in my earlier post on foraged elderflower syrup, this bubbly summer treat has been working its way up through Europe from its birthplace in Italy.


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After I mentioned that I made homemade syrup from foraged urban elderflowers, reader Georgia asked for the recipe. So I’m adding a new category to the blog called “Plant recipes.” Seeing that most of our current readers find our blog while googling “edible plants Berlin” and that we’ve already served “urb tea” and “neighborhood mint mojitos” made with foraged herbs from around the block during our residency at Open Source two years ago, I think there is enough interest and material for edible and drinkable urban plants to make this a regular topic!  (more…)

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