“Shrubs are what was a traditional drinking vinegar. The word shrub comes from a Hindi word which means “to quench” and they found their way to Ireland during the Middle Ages. Back then they would have been made using ‘rotting’ crab-apples or verjuice, but we use a local organic apple cider vinegar.”
Greene’s wild shrubs are made with foraged wild berries, flowers, herbs and crab-apples picked on her family farm. They can be sipped – vinegar is the new green juice in some circles, ask Megan Fox and model Miranda Kerr – or used in dressings, in marinades and as a seasoning.
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