Eat your garden: Strawberry syrup
Strawberry syrup (to use diluted as cordial or neat for a coulis or icecream topping)
1.5kg strawberries, hulled
zest & juice of 1/2 lemon
1 1/4 Tbs tartaric acid*
Place strawberries, lemon juice, zest & water in a large saucepan, bring to boil & simmer for 15 minutes. Strain through a colander, pour liquid through a muslin-lined sieve into a clean saucepan. For each cup of liquid, add 1 cup of sugar, bring to boil & simmer for 2 minutes. Add tartaric acid, stir to dissolve, pour into sterilised bottles & seal immediately.
Makes: 3.5 Litres
Can be consumed immediately. Refrigerate after opening.
*found in the baking aisle of your local supermarket