Teena Mahon, Ballyvolane House Chef for the last seven years has just made a huge batch of elderflower cordial. Two of our staff members have been out and about picking wild elderflowers from the hedgerows all around northeast Cork. We use it to make Elderflower Bellinis which are now standard for all our weddings. We also always have Elderflower Fizz on offer for the non-drinkers. We use it for flavouring panna cotta. We put it the bedrooms for the guests to enjoy during their stay and it is available for sale at Ballyvolane House. We use it in our Hedgerow Martinis too.
We have been getting lots of requests for the Ballyvolane House Elderflower Cordial recipe so here it is: