03 May Is that Honeysuckle local?
Honeysuckle is in bloom right now. It seems to be everywhere, if you drive with your windows down, the perfume from this wildflower rushes in with the breeze. Honeysuckle has such a wonderful aroma and flavor and that flavor can be captured, you just have to pick a lot of the blossoms. So the other day I grabbed a quart container and walked behind the restaurant to pick some blossoms. Our bartender Jay joined me, he’s making a bottle of infused gin, that’s right, honeysuckle gin. So I picked a bunch of the blossoms and made a custard for our strawberry short cake dessert. Here we go: