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Natively wild Elderberries, are one of Irelands oldest and greatest 'superfoods', packed with anti-oxidants, riboflavins and vitamins, this delicious preserve is equally versatile.  Delicious on hot buttered toast, try a dollup in pancakes, porridge and with ice cream.  Savoury try with goats cheese or Stilton. . .YUM!
Ingredients: Elderberries, apples, sugar, cinnamon, orange.


Rosehip, a native Irish 'superfood' has the greatest consontration of vitamin C of all fruits. Traditionally used as a cough/cold remedy, this delicious little berry makes one tantalizingly delicious jelly.  On toast, scones, pancakes or in porridge.  Or try dissolve a spoonful in hot water with a squeeze of lemon for traditional remedy.
Ingredients: apple, sugar, rosehips, water, lemon


Delicious old style marmalade made from marrows, with a taste of citrus and a hint of ginger.  Try this old war time recipe for breakfast on hot buttered toast. Yum !

Ingredients: Marrow (47%), Sugar, Lemon, Ginger


Succulent hedgerow blackberries, spiced rum, madagascan vanilla and lemon juice rock this unique autumn preserve.  Delicious for breakfast, lunch or tea.  Spread on pancakes, toast or scones.  Try with soft cheese or even stir through porridge.
Ingredients: blackberries, madagascan vanilla, spiced rum and lemon juice.


A classic, fruit cheese, delicious on toast, waffles and pancakes.  Spread & roll puff pastry for the most delicious spice apple swirls. Warm gently and pour over ice cream.  Savoury, simply perfect with chorizo, gammon, ham and cured meats. Great on a cheeseboard and particularly good on top of grilled black pudding.
Ingredients apples, cider, water, sugar, cloves, cinnamon


Delicious succulent Wexford raspberries collide with sticky Madagascan Vnailla to make this truly scrumptious preserve with tantalizing flavour and delicious aroma.  Great on toast, scones and pancakes.  Try a dollup in natual youghert for a delicious treat.

Ingredients: Raspberries (50%) sugar, madagascan vanulla pods


Honey doesn't come much better than this.  Provided by native Irish bee breeder, Joe Rath of Ballycanew, this delicious unpasteurized nectar is delicious on its own, over ice creams, fresh fruit salad or in tea.  Honey is one of our most valuable medicinal natural products.

Ingredients Wild Honey


Zingy-ting-tastic Reckless Rhubarb is back and its better than ever ! This early spring relish spiced with orange, ginger and cardamon, is simply delicious with Mackere; sublime with goats cheese; amazing in a bacon sandwich and simply unbelieveable in a curry. Savoury or sweet, Reckless Rhubarb is hard to beat !
Ingredients: Rhubarb (56%) sugar, sultanas, vinegar, orange, ginger, cardamon


A sesaonal favourite, the delicate elderflower balances perfectly with the tart ripe gooseberry.   Delicious with grilled mackerel, spectacular with goats cheese and delicious with ice cream.  But there is nothing quite like this delicious jam on warm buttered toast.

Ingredients:gooseberry, sugar, elderflower, water lemon


Honeysuckle is the most effective herb against streptococcal bacteria.  This delicious jelly is made with the fragrant petals of wild native Honeysuckle.  A natually sweet golden jelly with the natural taste of honey, delicious spread on toast or warm and drizzle on pancakes, waffles, french toast,ice cream or even porridge.
Ingredients: apples, sugar, wild honeysuckle


A beautiful golden jelly made with marigold petals and apples.  The delicate floral flavour is great on toast or sublime as a glaze on fish or chicken, even roasts. It comes into its own on a cheeseboard, particularly with a ripe brie also good with cold meats.

Ingredients apples, sugar, water, marigold petals, lemon juice


Wexford, the home of Irish strawberries is the source of this delicious preserve with a twist.  Succulent sweet Wexford strawberries combine with spicy black pepper and tangy balsamic vinegar to make this versatile sweet or savoury preserve.   Delicious with grilled mackerel, spectacular with goats cheese and delicious with ice cream.  But there is nothing quite like this delicious jam on warm buttered toast.  
Ingredients: strawberries, sugar, balsamic vinegar, black pepper

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