Daffodil Honey

The fields were a sunny yellow today thanks to the blooming daffodils. One of the Swiss newspapers (BaZ) printed a recipe for daffodil honey. So off I went and picked daffodils.

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To make 3-4dl honey you need 50g daffodil flowers. I suggest you use gloves to remove the yellow flower leaves otherwise your fingers look like you’ve been smoking 2 packs of Gitanes a day.
Add the rind of half a lemon and boil the flower leaves and rind in 5dl water for 7 minutes.

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Next you cover the pan and leave the infusion to soak overnight.

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To be continued…
After leaving the daffodils to soak overnight, I strained the infusion to remove the flowers. The liquid went into a pan with 250g sugar and the juice of half a lemon.

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Then I cooked it until it had a sirupy consistency and filled it in jars.

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