Blackcurrant Cordial: fruity, tart, sweet and laced with vanilla. A step up from regular squash that will please kids and adults alike. Top with water, soda or Sparkling wine. Easy to make, freezable and a great way to use up surplus fruit.
Blackcurrant Syrup Recipe (AKA Make Your Own Ribena!)
A refreshing blackcurrant cordial is just the ticket in this sultry weather. Check out local pick-your-own farms or farm shops to get the best price for blackcurrants - they'll be considerably cheaper per kilo than the tiny boxes sold in supermarkets.