Call up kaffir lime and ginger and get your hands on this refreshing number. This recipe makes plenty and it keeps well in the fridge for 2 weeks, that is if it lasts that long.
Ripe strawberries, lemon and rose geranium leaves come together in the quick cordial recipe. Serve this one with soda or mineral water for a little fizz factor. Get this recipe.
This cordial mixed is channelling those warmer vibes. If you want to take it up a notch then you could replace the plain water with sparkling or perhaps mix with a little sparkling wine instead.
We always say yes to snow cones here at SBS Food HQ! Make your own tangy cherry and berry cordial and turn them into these lovely little pick-me-ups whenever you need that cool factor. Recipe right here.
Slipping into the spring, elderflowers go well in fritters, salads or as a garnish and another option is to make your own refreshing elderflower cordial. Hot tip - add a sneaky shot of gin to your glass when serving!
This concentrated syrup goes well with soda or tonic waters and ice, but adding a touch of vodka makes the grown-ups happy (and sleepy). Get the recipe.
Depending on the size of your watermelon, a good kilo of pulp from one-quarter of a watermelon is about what you can expect. Fill a glass with ice, one-third cordial, add gin to taste, then top up with soda water and garnish with basil. Get your gin fizz on right here.
This flavour combination, reminiscent of the classic Peach Melba, makes for a lovely syrup. The end result can be used for breakfast, with dessert, or to make a very attractive coloured and flavoured drink. Frozen raspberries work well in it, too. Get this raspberry and peach version right here.
This yoghurt and elderflower syrup cake is a variation on a Greek-inspired yoghurt cake. The raspberries tend to sink into the batter a bit as the cake rises, which is just perfect.
Hot tip: Cooking crumble is a great way to make friends and also lure your neighbours into thinking your are a baking genius, just saying.
The secret to a good chip should be no surprise. Good spuds, good fat and care in the cooking. That said, they’re dead easy to make once you know the routine.
This low and slow stew suits Sadie's palate for Asian spices and Matthew's love of European food.
A light pastry dough cooked in butter, apple and honey - virtually all of Matthew Evans' favourite things all in one pan.